Man's Handbag

Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke)
Northern Plains


early 20th century

Native-tanned hide, glass beads, metal beads, brass buttons, canvas, wool, cord, thread

Overall: 29 1/8 × 23 5/8 × 5 7/8 in. (74 × 60 × 15 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Eleanor Clark French, Class of 1930W



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

NAS 15.01/HIST 15.01, American Indian and Expansion: 1800-1924, Colin Calloway, Spring 2022

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.


Collected by Elizabeth Conway Clark, Fort Riley, Kansas, before 1907; to her daughter Mrs. John [Eleanor Clark] French; given to present collection, 1989.

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