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Grass and wool

13.25 x 19.25 in. (33.655 x 48.895 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 95.1.227
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear
Culture/Nationality: Nez Perce (?), Native American
Collection: Warner/Reese Collection

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  • bags - Small, medium, or large-sized soft or rigid receptacles, intended for carrying personal articles and usually used as ladies' costume accessories. A bag is closed in on all sides except at the top, where also it generally can be closed, and usually having handles or straps for carrying on the shoulder or in the hand.
  • embroidery - Refers to works characterized by a pattern or design executed in stitches using thread or fine wire. The designs are typically executed on textiles, but leather, paper, or another media may also be used; the designs may be intended to be framed, or to decorate apparel, bed linens, furniture coverings, pillows, altar cloths, ceremonial hangings, or other items.
  • grass - Material comprising the stalks or leaves of plants of the family Poaceae, and plants resembling these in general appearance.
  • Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • Plateau Native American styles - Styles belonging to Plateau Native American cultures.
  • wool - Textile made from the animal hair wool.

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