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PURSE, COIN

Description

Small beaded purse made by Native American from Plains; red wool twill ground w/ green silk tape border; beadwork in blues, white & black outlining shape of flap closure; beadwork outlining body, front & back in geometric pattern. Blue cotton lining; hook & eye closure; oblong hexagonal shape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
beading (process)
cotton (textile)
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
beading (process)
Beadwork
coin purses
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Native American
Native Americans
PURSE, COIN
Twill
twill
Women's personal gear
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.6922
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12964

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