Needle Case or Barrel Purse
Cloth, paperboard, glass beads, thread, and metal
Overall: 4 5/16 × 2 11/16 × 2 3/8 in. (11 × 6.8 × 6 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. William M. Leeds
Place Made: United States, North America
Personal Gear: Bag
Native American: Woodlands
Not on view
Native American Designs of the Northern Woodlands, Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 20, 1995-February 9, 1997.
Probably acquired by William M. Leeds (1829-1886) during his time working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, about 1876-1879; to his wife, Catharine G. Lockwood Leeds (1825-1913), New York; given to present collection, about 1879-1888; catalogued, 1913.
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