• Culture/People:

    Munsee Delaware

  • Object name:

    Handbag/Purse

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Ontario; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Velvet, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, silk ribbon

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, raised beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Acquired between 1930 and 1960 by William F. Stiles (1912-1980, MAI curator); purchased by MAI in 1968.

  • Dimensions:

    32.5 x 13.5 x 1 cm

  • Catalog number:

    24/1461

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Beads and Beadwork" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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