Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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strike-a-light bag
  • United States
  • strike-a-light bag, late 1800s–1990
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, metal, pigment, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 13.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 5/16 x 2 1/2 in
  • Transfer from the Johnson County Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1944

The small rectangular buckskin bag has a flap closure and short triangular buckskin fringe at the bottom with small metal discs. The flap is decorated with small metal discs. It has lane-stitched beaded decoration.

The front beaded panel has a light blue field, with a red line on either side. There is a pink rectangle with a green outline inside a black stepped triangle.