Origin: Comanche or Apache
Date: Last quarter 19th Century
Media: Hide, glass beads, brass buttons
Dimensions: 3 7/8″ long, 2 3/4″ wide
Description: This small hide bag has a 5 sided star on each side surrounded with brass buttons on one side. In the center on each side is a single, larger brass button. One star is green (varying shades of green) and the other is deep burgundy. The beads are all sewn on with thread. There is a hide tie at the top, likely used to tie the bag onto a belt or some other object.
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Condition: Condition is original with no restoration.
Provenance: From a private collection in Albuquerque, NM.