Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded pouch
  • United States
  • beaded pouch, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 19 x 10.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/2 x 4 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2021

On the long, narrow "U" shaped buckskin pouch the front has lane-stitched beading. It has a white border with clusters of three dark blue and red squares. The field is a checkerboard pattern of alternating rectangles in yellow with a dark blue border on a solid green field. The back is undecorated.