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Object description

  • Haudensaunee (Iroquois) and Possibly Tuscarora artist
  • Pouch, before 1923
  • Wool, glass, silk
  • New York, Northeastern United States, Canada
  • H: 7 3/8 in, W: 7 1/2 in (H: 18.7 cm, W: 19.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. William Sumner Appleton, 1923
  • E24365


This is a red flannel pouch edged with blue silk cloth along the lower portion and green silk cloth along the flap. The outer edge of the pouch is trimmed with white glass beads. The pouch is ornamented with decorative beadwork on both sides including double curve motifs and geometric diamond patterns in white, black, light blue, dark blue and yellow glass beads.