Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded pouch
  • United States
  • beaded pouch, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 19 x 20 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/2 x 7 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1951

The round pouch has fringe around the outside edge. White beads form a scallop around the opening. There is a diamond shape in white and medium blue in the center of the pouch with red and blue triangles at each corner. There are diamond shapes around the edge in green, dark blue, and white. The back is undecorated.