• Culture/People:

    Mohawk

  • Object name:

    Handbag/purse

  • Date created:

    1968-1969

  • Place:

    Ontario, Qu├ębec, New York; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Velvet, satin, glass bead/beads, plastic bead/beads, plastic, sequins, nylon cord, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded, lined

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased from the Buffalo Museum of Science Museum Shop (Buffalo, New York) by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    26.6 x 10.9 x 2.7 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/8594

Click on the image or the magnifying glass to see a larger view; click again to close the pop-up window.  Scroll through Other Images and Media to see other views of this item; click on any image to make it appear in the larger window.  Catalog card scans are provided to illustrate the information that originally accompanied the objects. Please recognize that unacceptable or offensive terminology represents historic data and not NMAI's current usage.