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Catalog Number 10014-2
Title Wall Pocket, Beaded
Object Name Pocket, Wall
Description Two rectangular shaped pillows made of wool and cotton, sewn together with black thread and decorated with glass beads. Bead colors include white, red white hearts, light blue, light green, transparent rose, pink, blue, yellow, orange, light blue, and transparent purple. The smaller rectangle is decorated with glass beads in a floral design. Glass edge beads and tassles are attached to the piece with black thread. The large rectangle is decorated with two flower design units placed on the top corners, and a single flower design unit surrounded by a circle in the lower right corner. The edges are decorated with glass beads. The beads are attached to each rectangle with black commercial cotton thread in a running stitch. A novelty trinmmed ribbon is attached to the bottom of the wall pocket. The ribbon is light pink and red with green rectangles.
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1910
Culture North American Indian/Lakota/Santee Sioux
Material wool, glass beads; cottom trim; thread; unknown stuffing; cotton fabirc
Height (in) 2
Length (in) 23.5
Width (in) 7.25
People Sawyer, Charles (Mrs.)
History This wall pocket was given to Mrs. Charles Sawyer by a Santee friend in Bloomfield, Nebraska around 1900-1910.
Credit line Mrs. V. J. Vlcan, Lincoln, Nebraska