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Object description

  • Plains artist
  • Pouch, late 19th century
  • Leather, glass, metal
  • Great Plains, United States
  • H: 9 1/4 in, W: 4 in, D: 1/2 in (H: 23.5 cm, W: 10.2 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Harry L. Damon, 1965
  • E23967


This is a small tanned buckskin pouch with back cured leather. The front is covered with blue, yellow, red, green, and white glass beads in geometric patterns. There is a metal tin tassel fringe on the bottom and around the edge of the flap. There are four longer beaded tassels, two on each side, with metal tin tassels at the bottom.