Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0019

Category: Purse

Region: California

Tribe: Yurok

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Elk horn

Description: Elk horn purse with lid, decorated in ink with many triangles. The triangles represent "snake noses.

Dimensions: Length 6.625 inches


Skinner Auction Catalogue, Skinner, Inc., Bolton, Massachusetts, Sale 1519, June 26, 1993, Lot 199
Letter describing this purse from Coleen Kelly Marks, Orick, California, September 1, 1993

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