Small women’s bag of commercial type, end '800 (Sioux of the East, Santee - Yankton)

Borsina femminile di tipo commerciale, fine '800 (Sioux dell’Est, Santee – Yankton)

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Tanned cervid leather, glass countries (covering stitching and festoon embroidery), animal fibre, textile fabric


C.A. 485


Donation of Missioni Cattoliche Americane, 1893

Small women’s bag of commercial type (probably made for missionaries) with embroidery depicting the Morning Star
Late 800 (between 1890 until the end of 1930 this type of handbags were very popular with whites and were used to store pocket watches); (Sioux of the East, Santee - Yankton