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Culture/People
Mohawk [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]; formerly identified as Tuscarora
Previous owner
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919
Seller
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919
Object Name
Handbag/Purse
Media/Materials
Velvet, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Sewn, raised beadwork, edge beaded
Dimensions
18.5 x 18 cm
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created
circa 1885
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles Erie Locke (1850-1919, a theatre and opera producer and later a New York City businessman); purchased by George Heye from Charles E. Locke in 1908.
Catalog Number
1/6947
Barcode
016947.000
See related items
Mohawk [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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