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Beaded Martingale

A horse breast piece collar or martingale. The collar has a center front medallion, heart-shaped with a butterfly in the center. Twenty-one inch bands extend from the center medallion on each side of it. These bands tie with tanned hide ties attached through a slit in the binding at each end. The whole is embellished with seed bead design of light blue background with brown, yellow, light green orange and blue colored geometric shapes, five shapes on each neck band. The butterfly on the center medallion is yellow with brown outlines against the light blue seed bead field. The field of sead beads is sewn to a heavy weave cotton fabric. Tanned hide seam binding, pinked, is sewn along the top edge and embellished with blue and red pairs of faceted glass beads spaced about 1/4 in. apart. The bottom edge is embellished with fringe that is shorter at the ends and graduates to its longest length in the enter front. It is hand-stitched to the front bottom edge and a pinked edge adds a design element framing the seed bead field. Spaced at approx. 2 in. intervals along the seam of the fringe and the bottom of the sead bead field are sets of one blue bead and one brass bell. There are twenty-six sets in all. This embellishment also extends under the heart in the center but the heart is additionally treated with four combinations of red and blue faceted beads with a white shell bangle. The reverse of the martingale is lined with pieces of a Navajo style blanket. Light green with white, black red, orange, yellow and green stripes., length: 49 3/4"; width: 11", Mrs. Clara Moore was born near the mouth of the San Poil River where it flowed in the Columbia c.1880. She died in the spring of 1972 at age 92 or 93. She is buried at Keller, Washington.

Gathering Basket

Oval, bundle construction, coiled basket. Slightly curved sides flare from narrow base. Braided rim. Imbricated, geometric design is worn away in some areas. Buckskin loops, near rim. Brown shoelace tied to buckskin. Buckskin strap wrapped around basket through loops. Tump line made of blue and white, mattress strouding., Width at Bottom: 6 1/4"; Width at Top: 11 1/4"; height: 11 1/4",

Beaded Rump Drape

Fully beaded horses' rump drape, Indian tanned muledeer hide, beaded running horses in design on sides, beaded father in the middle hawk bells. The horse is done in brown beads with white spots. The body of the man is in greasy yellow his holding a metallic black rifle and his headdress is done in brick, white and dark blue and his loin cloth is in dark blue along with the horse's mane and tail. The horse is also outlined in dark blue and the man is outlined in red. The background is in light blue with lines of lime at the bottom serving for grass there are sprigs of dark green as grass also. In the center there is a double feather design done in black, white and red with the same light blue background. Surrounding the beaded area of the horse and man on either side are small bells. The rump drape is in excellent condition., fringe: 25"; width: 11"; length: 44", Mrs. Clara Moore was born near the mouth of the San Poil River where it flowed in the Columbia c.1880. She died in the spring of 1972 at age 92 or 93. She is buried at Keller, Washington.

Gathering Basket

Coiled oval base. Bifurcated. Colored imbrication. Background in a natural color. Decoration in colors of purple, gray, and various shades of coral pinks. Hide handle three rows below top and at the back. Lobelled rim., height: 9 1/4"; Diameter at Top: 7 3/4"; circumference: 22 3/4",

Woman's Beaded Bag

Square (with cropped corners at top edge), flat, bully beaded bag. Red with white, floral design on black background one side and blue and white horse on light blue and green background design other. Edged with brain tanned buckskin with handles of same material. Lined with pink floral textile. Made by Sophie Timentwa, length: 6 1/2"; width: 6", Made by Sophie Timentwa

Storage Basket

Oval shaped, coiled, cedar basket. Partially imbricated geometric design. Wrapped lobelled rim. Uneven shape. Made by Agnes Kapoosel, height: 3 3/4"; width: 8 1/4"; Diameter: 8",

Coiled basket

Oval, cedar bundle construction, tightly, coiled basket. Dark in color with no designs. Curved sides, flare then taper at top. Braided rim is broken in some places. Sweatlodge basket, Okanagon per Lynn Harrison 1991, width: 6 3/8"; height: 6",

Trinket Basket

Oval, bundle construction, coiled basket. There is a small, red and black, oval basket done in the same trechnique sewn inside at one end. Two sets of braided sinew ties one side., length: 5 3/8"; width: 7 1/4"; height: 5 1/4" at highest point, Notes in accession records indicate this basket was made as a gift to Adeline from Alex Sam, who passed away Jan., 2015

Gathering Basket

Oval, bundle construction, coiled basket. Braided lobelled rim. Imbricated geometric design. Curved sides flare from narrower base., height: 12"; Width at Bottom: 7"; Width at Top: 11",

Woman's Beaded Bag

Beaded bag with water lillies, a frog and a turtle design on one side. Interior if blue textile with multi-colored floral design. Front has an orange background, a pond scene with cattails, yellow waterlillies, a frog and a turtle. The back is undecorated buckskin. Buckskin carrying straps, one is broken., length: 12 3/4"; width: 11 1/2",