pouch (bag (land transport: human powered))

Small buckskin pouch decorated with polychrome quillwork depicting floral sprays. The strap is constructed from two stands of skin bound together at spaced intervals. The strap is decorated overall with white, blue and red quillwork.

There is an old display label with the object, handwritten on lined white, now browned paper with a double lined border, it reads ' BAG OR POCKET WORKE WITH DYED PORCUPINE QUILLS. RED RIVER, CANADA.

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