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: 14 x 13 cm length does not include loop
    Object Length/Width: 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in length does not include loop
  • Transfer from the Johnson County Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1954

The round buckskin pouch has fringe at the seam and at the top of the decorated panel. It has a drawstring closure. There is a band of green beads around the perimeter of the front. There are two pink and one green leaf-like designs outlined and joined with colorless beads. The back is undecorated except for fringe across the top.