Olive Green Bag with Flaps and Extra Pocket
Arts of the Americas
Velvet cloth, beads
late 19th-early 20th century
7 1/16 x 5 11/16 in. (18 x 14.5 cm)
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Gift of Margaret S. Bedell
This small ladies purse is heavily beaded on velvet on one side with the other side plain. Such bags were often made for trade to non-native customers especially in areas such as Niagra Falls, Chataqua Lakes and the Finger Lakes regions where Iroquis beadworkers sold them directly to customers.
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