Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded bag
  • unknown Cheyenne maker
  • beaded bag, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 37.5 x 18 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 3/4 x 7 1/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2049

The circular buckskin bag has a flat buckskin handle, that is continuous with the back panel. The beaded panel has a yellow panel, with two wide wedges of red and white stripes which are defined by dark blue and white on the straight sides of each wedge. It is edged with light brown and white beads. The back is undecorated.