Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded drawstring pouch
  • unknown Newe (Shoshone) maker
  • beaded drawstring pouch, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 18.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7 1/4 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1456

The buckskin pouch has a drawstring closure. The front has a floral beaded decoration. There is a pink heart at the bottom with a red outline, inside a light blue leafy design, outlined with dark blue. There is a brown vine, going up to light and dark green leaves.