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: 13 x 13 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1972

The nearly round pouch with short buckskin fringes along the outer edge has lane stitched beading. The front is fully beaded in a dark blue and white checkerboard pattern with yellow rectangles inside the dark blue and two small dark blue squares inside the middle two white squares. There is a short strip of buckskin at the top.