Small women’s bag, 1880 circa (East Dakota, Yankton)

Borsina femminile, 1880 circa (Dakota dell’Est, Yankton)

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Tanned leather, glass countrysides ("lazy" stitch embroidery and festoncino), metal cones, porcupine thorns (flattened with teeth or nails, dyed and sewn)


S.N. 24


Donation of Missioni Cattoliche Americane, 1893 (?)

Small women’s bag with diamond decoration (typical Cree decorative pattern)