Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded pouch
  • United States
  • beaded pouch, late 1800s–1990
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 17.5 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 6 7/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • Transfer from the Johnson County Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1957

The small round pouch has a relatively large flap and a long loop. The beaded decoration on the flap is a white band around the perimeter with two triangles of colorless and brown beads. The beaded decoration on the front is the same as the flap but when closed, the undecorated portion is hidden by the flap. There is an additional white band on the edge of the flap and around the loop/handle. The back is undecorated.