Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded pouch
  • unknown Assiniboin maker
  • beaded pouch, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 28 x 20 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1431

The drawstring buckskin pouch is "U" shaped with a side panel. The beaded decoration on one side has a cross made of dark blue diamonds with light blue diamonds around the perimeter. The light blue diamonds continue to the other side. The center decoration is a dark blue circle with a green and red cross in the center and four red and green designs outside the circle.