This ’isp’á•lx or beaded bag, is made of canvas with cotton backing and lining. The American flag and eagle motif is executed with faceted, translucent, and plain seed beads with buckskin handles. It dates from 1912 (as there are 48 stars on flag) or later. During this time period, flag motifs were very popular.
Canvas, glass beads, cotton. L 32.8, W 28.9 cm.
Nez Perce National Historical Park, NEPE 5339