• Culture/People:

    Mohawk [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]; formerly identified as Tuscarora

  • Object name:

    Handbag/Purse

  • Date created:

    circa 1885

  • Place:

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

  • Media/Materials:

    Velvet, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, raised beadwork, edge beaded

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles E. Locke (New York theatre and opera producer); acquired by George Heye in 1908.

  • Dimensions:

    18.5 x 18 cm

  • Catalog number:

    1/6947

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