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Beaded Bag

Arts of the Americas

On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
CULTURE Iroquois
MEDIUM Cloth, beads, sequins
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 7 5/8 × 1/2 × 7 1/4 in. (19.4 × 1.3 × 18.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2016.11.7
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Iroquois. Beaded Bag, early 20th century. Cloth, beads, sequins, 7 5/8 × 1/2 × 7 1/4 in. (19.4 × 1.3 × 18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino, 2016.11.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.2016.11.7_view01.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2016.11.7_view01.jpg., 2016
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bag of bright pink cloth decorated with beaded designs of a lion and vines on one side; and a cat, sheep, bird, and vines on the other. The figurative designs are framed by two rows of clear beads. The top of the bag is decorated with shorts strands of clear beads in a horse shoe shape. The whole bag is edged with a wide band of clear beads. Metallic sequins adorn the ends of the green beaded vines. The bead colors are clear, white, green, red, blue, grey, and turquoise. Condition: good.
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Iroquois. <em>Beaded Bag</em>, early 20th century. Cloth, beads, sequins, 7 5/8 × 1/2 × 7 1/4 in. (19.4 × 1.3 × 18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino, 2016.11.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.2016.11.7_view01.jpg)