• Culture/People:

    Tuscarora [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]

  • Object name:

    Handbag/purse

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Velveteen, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, sequins, cotton thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, raised beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye); acquired by Heye in 1906.

  • Catalog number:

    1/1740

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