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Catalog Number 8781-43
Title Bag; Parfleche; Rawhide; Geometric; Triangles
Object Name Bag
Description Rawhide, folded, painted on rectangular upper flaps with pigment in red, green, light blue, dark blue, black and yellow. Two pairs of holes on center edges for fastening. Leather thong fasteners attached to center holes. Front flaps and interior flaps are painted. Reverse decorated only with red border. Paint design features symetrical triangle pattern. Bag is divided lengthwise by a thin band with small red squares lined up inside it. Thin stripes of blue paint are on both sides. Red and yellow triangles line the edges of the blue bands. The triangle pattern is echoed in bands of pigment that extend to the edges.
Year Range to 1916
Culture North American Indian
Material Rawhide
Height (in) 4
Length (in) 28.25
Width (in) 16.5
People Hamilton, Clifford Struthers, 1889-1975
Other Name Parfleche
History Donor file states that the "Indian Collection" was purchased by the donor's mother in California prior to 1916. No other information.

Biographical information about Cliff Hamilton is in file. Was a professor of chemistry at UNL.
Credit line Mr. and Mrs. Cliff S. Hamilton, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Hamilton, Mr. and Cliff S.