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Bag

Museum number:
2-6811
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020006811
Alternate number:
X-3004 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Skin, beaded, mounted with red and black wool stroud, fringe sewn on; strouds lined with black, white, amber, and blue glass seed beads; floral design of glass seed bead in center; fringe has mauve and straw dyed porcupine quills; right side fringe has only mauve from bottom to top; left side has mauve on only nine fringes at bottom, rest no quills.
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
Taxon:
Erethizon dorsatum
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
Bag used to hold or carry things in.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 45.5 centimeters
Legacy documentation: