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Accession number 2010.15
Catalog Number 2010.15.1
Object Name Purse
Description Patchwork bag with coiled sweetgrass basket base. Made by Tina Osceola's grandmother. The bag has a large section of patchwork (8.2cm wide) with a variation of a X pattern in yellow, maroon and turquoise cotton. The patchwork row is bordered on either side by white and black sections of cotton with many rows of ric-rac decorative elements. The black top of the bag has a drawstring closure with sewn black fabric ties. The base of the bag has a central oval of palmetto fiber surrounded by coils of sweetgrass bound with blue, orange, purple and green cotton embroidery floss in chevron style stitches. The bag is lined with a black fabric.
Date 05/28/2010
Artist Juanita Osceola
Dimensions H-10 W-10 L-13 inches
Collection Textile & Leather Objects
Imagefile 027\2010151.JPG