Medium: Velvet, beads, silk, cordage
Dates:late 19th-early 20th century
Dimensions: 7 1/16 x 5 11/16 in. (18 x 14.5 cm)
Accession Number: 30.1459.10
Catalogue Description: Small ladies purse with beaded floral designs on velvet on one side and undecorated on the other. Such bags were often made for trade to non-Native customers especially in areas such as Niagara Falls, Chautauqua Lakes, and the Finger Lakes regions where Iroquois beadworkers sold them directly to customers.