• Culture/People:

    probably Walla Walla [Warm Springs Reservation] (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Bag

  • Date created:

    circa 1840

  • Place:

    Oregon; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Buffalo hide/skin, glass pony beads, hide thong/babiche, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1885 by Elizabeth Neill Thompson (Mrs. John Meredith Thompson, 1850-1931) or a member of her family, all of whom travelled west and settled in Oregon in the 1850s; donated to MAI by Mrs. Thompson in 1924.

  • Dimensions:

    34 x 15 x 2 cm

  • Catalog number:

    12/9470

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