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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Pouch, 19th century
  • Leather, glass, enamel
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 11 in, W: 5 5/8 in, D: 1/4 in (L: 27.9 cm, W: 14.3 cm, D: .6 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1909
  • E12964


This pouch was most likely used as a wall pocket. It has a stiff upright triangular flap. There is a small white glass bead loop at the top and at the bottom corners there are two thongs dangling with two multifaceted blue beads at the top. On the face there is a design of dark blue, red and dark green in geometric patterns on a white background. There is no beadwork on the backside.