Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
This purse's floral motifs reflect a beading tradition that extended throughout the Northeast.
It probably was made in the Niagara Falls area and may have come to Maine as a souvenir or may have been sold by a Maine Indian along with locally produced novelty goods.
About This Item
- Title: Mohawk purse, ca. 1880
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- State: ME
- Media: Leather, beads
- Local Code: HM 6330
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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