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Nez Perce Artist

Cornhusk Bag, c. 1900
Husk (plant material)
23 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. (60.64 x 41.59 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Idaho
Technique: Weaving
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2255
Rectangular cornhusk bag. One side decorated with tan triangles outlined in brown. The other side with tan diamonds outlined in red. Buff background. Intermontane region.

Indian hemp, corn husk, yarn, native dye, and leather

This corn husk bag is at a transitional stage in its use of yarn: yarn is used only as an accent, while the design elements are dyed naturally.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 85 (illustrated/bw) fig. 289.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 23 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. (60.64 x 41.59 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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