Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded pouch
  • unknown Lakota maker
  • beaded pouch, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, pigment, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 13 x 9.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1437

The small buckskin pouch has a flap. The surface is covered with yellow pigment and beaded decoration is dark blue and white. The front has a vertical line with two crossbars and a border. The back has a border of oblique rectangles in alternating groups of white and dark blue.