Cornhusk bag

Native American, Nez Perce
20th century


Dimensions

Length x width: 43.2 x 36.2 cm (17 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2016.799

Medium or Technique

Twined cornhusk and cotton

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular cornhusk bag. Beige ground with red, orange, green and purple geometric designs. Designs differ on both sides.

Provenance

September 27, 2007, sold by Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Clifford S. Ackley, Boston; 2016, gift of Clifford S. Ackley to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Clifford S. Ackley in memory of Nancy Jane Shestack