Virtual Museum

Large beaded bag with blue background and floral patterns
Nez Perce beaded bag with a floral pattern

Photo credit: NPS

An object can tell a story. Whether its the simple contours of cornhusk bag or the rich and intricate lines of glass beads on a hide dress, these items help tell the story of the Nez Perce. Over 200 items from the museum collection were photographed and assembled into a virtual museum. These photographs provide a glimpse into the rich culture and history of the Nez Perce.

The Plateau People's Portal also has excellent photos and information about the Spalding Allen Collection.

Last updated: August 31, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Nez Perce National Historical Park
39063 US Hwy 95

Lapwai, ID 83540-9715

Phone:

(208) 843-7001

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