PURSE, COIN

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-12964

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

Descriptive Terms

coin purses
accessories
beading (process)
cotton (textile)
twill
wool (textile)
geometric patterns
Native American
Women's personal gear
Cotton
Beadwork
Geometric
Twill
Wool
Native Americans
PURSE, COIN

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6922