Handbag/purse

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Culture/People
probably Tuscarora (attributed)
MAI agent
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957
Object Name
Handbag/purse
Media/Materials
Velveteen, cotton cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads, sequins, thread
Techniques
Sewn, lined, raised beadwork, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Kahnawake Reserve (Caughnawaga Reserve); Montérégie Region; Québec; Canada
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by George Heye from an unknown source in France circa 1913.
Catalog Number
3/4663
Barcode
034663.000
See related items
Tuscarora
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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