TU1966.3-70, beaded pouch, Sioux, 8″x8″, leather, beaded gold ground with floral design, red chintz lining.
TU1966.3-69, beaded pouch, Sioux, 10″x8″, leather and fabric, floral design, glass seed beads strung on thread and sinew, outside border trimmed with maroon satin ribbon, opening trimmed with a cotton ribbon. Card on inside reads, “Bead bag South Dakota old French design, $7.50”.
Detail from above. Metallic faceted beads were introduced after 1885. This piece was likely made in the Great Lakes region and traded westward, possibly as a tourist item.