Coin purse

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Culture/People
Tuscarora
Artist/Maker
Inez Greene, Tuscarora, 1891-1971
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB agent
Nancy Engle, Non-Indian
IACB source
Inez Greene, Tuscarora, 1891-1971
Object Name
Coin purse
Media/Materials
Velvet, glass bead/beads, satin
Techniques
Stitched, overlay beadwork
Dimensions
9.1 x 7 x 6.1 cm
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Lewiston; Niagara County; New York; USA
Date created
1969
Collection History
Purchased by Nancy Engle (Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, New York) from the artist on behalf of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/8571
Barcode
258571.000
See related items
Tuscarora
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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