Coin purse

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Culture/People
Niuam (Comanche)
Previous owner
Pi-ta-ni', Niuam (Comanche)
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Coin purse
Media/Materials
Hide, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Edge beaded , lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Native Term
pu' i wi was
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Pi-ta-ni' (Niuam) in 1909 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/1694
Barcode
021694.000
See related items
Niuam (Comanche)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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