Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small bag
  • Chinook peoples
  • small bag, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing, braiding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 9 cm height does not include handle
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in height does not include handle
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2658

The small cylindrical soven bag has a long braided handle and rounded bottom. It has a light brown field, decorated with two green bands near the bottom and four medium brown bands spaced evenly over the remainder of the bag.