gwēł (Bag)

Physical description

Bag made from a portion of a Tlingit style chilkat robe, in black and very faded yellow, edged with red twine, black fabric and white beads; the flap holds half of a chilkat ancestor face. The strap is decorated with Tahltan style beadwork in a plant motif, outlined with white beads and mounted on black fabric; edged with cotton and white beads. The strap is attached at the back of the pouch.