Arts of the Americas
On View: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Visions and Myths of a Nation, 1800–1890
Wool, glass beads, textile, thread
early 19th century
Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Pouch with red, white, and blue beadwork. The design on the flap extends partly down the back of this man's bandolier bag. The strap design is somewhat different as the "U" form shape all continues in one direction instead of changing to a mirror image reflection of right and left sides.
Cherokee. Shoulder Bag, early 19th century. Wool, glass beads, textile, thread, 7 1/4 x 8 in. (18.4 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.18.jpg)
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