Needle Case or Barrel Purse

Mohawk (Haudenosaunee), Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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1860s-1890s

Cloth, paperboard, glass beads, thread, and metal

Overall: 4 5/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 3/8 in. (11 x 6.8 x 6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William M. Leeds

13.13.761

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Designs of the Northern Woodlands, Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 20, 1995-February 9, 1997.

Provenance

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.

Old Number

Red no. 13.219

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