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U001.11.328
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Nez Perce cornhusk bag)
Date (Execution) : c.1890
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Medium / Material  : Animal hide; yarn; dye; cornhusk
Support / Technique : cut; tied; woven; dyed
Object Type : bags (costume accessories)
Visual Description : This woven bag is rectangular in shape. The design on either side is different. On one side, the designs are separated into two horizontal sections across the bag. Both sections have the same image: four triangles, with their right angles facing each other; the triangles are attached by a short horizontal band between them. The image on the top section is coloured with green, blue, red, and orange thread; the other with the same colours, but with differnt patterns. The design on the reverse side, has a rectangle in each corner, with tassels on either end (resembles rugs). In the centre is an eight-pointed star with horizontal stripes of green, cream, and red in the centre. The points are outlined in red and are coloured green, mustard, and blue (solid colours).
Accession # : U001.11.328
Width (cm) : 28.20
Height (cm) : 35.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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