Beaded Bag

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American Indian, lakes area, beaded bag worn across the shoulder.  Bead design on bag & strap consists of stylized birds, leaves, & flowers in blue, red, yellow, black, & lilac on white background w/amber border.  Lined w/plaid cotton & white cotton (yellowed).  Fringe of beadwork at bottom of bag.  Tassels w/green or red wool pompoms at end.