Handbag/Purse

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Culture/People
probably Lorette Huron (attributed)
Previous owner
Family of Douw Van Buren, Non-Indian, 1771-1856
Family of Robert Parkhill Getty, Non-Indian, 1811-1902
Harriet McDonald, Non-Indian, 1866-1952
Donor
Harriet McDonald, Non-Indian, 1866-1952
Object Name
Handbag/Purse
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin
Techniques
Embroidered
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Québec; Canada (inferred)
Collection History
Said to have descended in the family of Douw Van Buren (1771-1856, of Schodack Landing, New York) and the family of Robert Parkhill Getty (1811-1902, a son-in-law of Douw Van Buren); donated to MAI in 1938 by Harriet McDonald (1866-1952, a granddaughter of Robert Parkhill Getty) on behalf of the Getty family of Yonkers, New York.
Catalog Number
19/8658
Barcode
198658.000
See related items
Lorette Huron
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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