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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Pouch, 19th century
  • Leather, glass
  • Great Plains, North America
  • L: 7 in, W: 5 in, D: 1/4 in (L: 17.8 cm, W: 12.7 cm, D: .6 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1909
  • E12963


This is a fair colored buckskin fringed pouch. There is no flap or pucker thong but instead there is a small carrying loop. There are two long thongs at the bottom. On one side there are diagonal bead oblongs of white and black alternating with green. On the other side there is a beaded white and black checkerboard pattern.