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beaded pouch
  • United States
  • beaded pouch, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 14.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 11/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1745

The keyhole-shaped pouch has a circular pocket. The beaded tab has two slits. The beaded decoration on the circle consists of concentric circles of triangles in dark blue, pink, and green, outlined in white. The circle is outlined in dark blue. The tab has squares of green on the outer two strips and top, and squares of dark blue on the center strip. The edges are outlined in white.