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Circular Beaded Pouch with Jingles

Arts of the Americas

CULTURES Plains or Apache
MEDIUM Hide, beads, metal, cotton thread
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x 5 in. (12.1 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    CREDIT LINE Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
    PROVENANCE 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.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small, circular beaded pouch with geometrical designs in white, blue, red, green, and black and edged with tin cone danglers. Probably Apache because of the use of the black beads. Some pieces of cotton thread in the back. Could be a paint bag.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Plains. Circular Beaded Pouch with Jingles, 19th century. Hide, beads, metal, cotton thread, 4 3/4 x 5 in. (12.1 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.35. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.35.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.50.67.35.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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