Research Collections
Date
1970
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.3009
Description
Thick leather fold-over purse decorated with four rows of brass tacks curved arond a cross at the centre of the top flap. Back of purse has a 2.5 cm wide leather strap for slipping belt through. Tag printed with “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” with a teepee and symbols. Th…
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Title
Purse
Date
1970
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
11.0 x 14.5 cm
Description
Thick leather fold-over purse decorated with four rows of brass tacks curved arond a cross at the centre of the top flap. Back of purse has a 2.5 cm wide leather strap for slipping belt through. Tag printed with “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” with a teepee and symbols. The reverse of the tag has CRW's writing: "Purse for belt belonged to Edwin Dixons mother - Belt he wore & is worn out Mina Lefthand - blind since he was 7."
Subject
Indians, Stoney
crafts
leatherwork
Edwin Dixon
Mina Lefthand
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.3009
Images
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