gwēł (Bag)

Physical description

Heavily beaded bag with long beaded neck strap. The rectangular pouch is heavily beaded with white and navy blue designs. The opening has a band of red wool trade cloth, hemmed with a dark yellow-green stitched trim, and is lined with white beads. Beaded design on front and back in clear, dark blue and light blues beads. The bottom of the bag is a flap, with red wool trade cloth on the exterior, lined with beige with black and red floral patterned fabric on interior. The strap has a continuous design in white beads down the centre.