Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bag
  • United States
  • bag, late 1800s–1924
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, pigment
  • Object Height/Width: approximately 34 x 46 cm
    Object Height/Width: approximately 13 3/8 x 18 1/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0771
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Description

The "U" shaped buckskin bag has a drawstring at the top and a long fringe along the seam. Both sides are decorated with a star in yellow and dark blue. The perimeter of the side is decorated with blocks of yellow alternating with dark blue lines.

Teardrop-shaped buckskin tabs, decorated with a yellow crescent and diamond outlined in dark blue, are interspersed in the fringe.