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Bag

Museum number:
2-6698
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020006698
Alternate number:
X-2891 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Cloth, with strap, navy blue and red wool stroud; shoulder strap: red stroud with blue trim, backing is tan cloth; white glass seed beads trim whole strap; design of decomposing blue glass seed beads in oval shape alternating with circles of white and green glass seed beads on whole strap; bag is navy stroud with red trim, backing is brown cloth; white seed beads around whole of bag; top decorated with 3 weaving rows of red and white beads with blue beads in center around row of red beads; see card.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Subarctic, North America
Verbatim coll. place:
; Subarctic
Culture or time period:
Northern Athapaskan tribes
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1868-1890
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
Shoulder bag probably used to carry small things in.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 30 centimeters
Legacy documentation: