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Panel, garment (?) sewn of cloth (velvet); panel of black velvet trimmed with black silk, decorated with multicoloured glass beads in floral design.
- Production date
- 1929 (before)
Height: 33.50 centimetres
Width: 20.50 centimetres
Depth: 0.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Comment by Ruth Holmes Whitehead, March 1985. "Velvet, grosgrain ribbon, glazed cotton, cotton thread, glass beads. Man's beaded frontlet, worn over chest at neck. Black velvet, with a black grosgrain ribbon border, black glazed cotton backing. Front is beaded in 'fat flower' floral motifs, using glass seed beads in white, pea green, clear green, chartreuse, crystal (two sizes), coral, mustard, blue, rose pink; plus faceted brass beads."
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1985 24 Jun-14 Aug, Canada House Cultural Centre Gallery, London; Mohawk, Micmac and Maliseet: Indian Souvenir Art from Victorian Canada
1988 15 Jan-1 May, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples
1988 1 Jul-1 Nov, Museum of Civilization, Lorne Building, Ottawa, The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Comment by Ruth Holmes Whitehead, March 1985. "Don. 1929 by the Executors of the late Mrs. Henry Brady, Cold Ashton Rectory, Chippenham."
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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