- Museum number
Velvet bonnet or baby-carrier with embroidered floral beadwork ornament.
- Production date
- 1949 (before)
Height: 46 centimetres
Width: 19 centimetres
Depth: 18 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- see JCH King `Thunderbird and Lightning' BMP Ltd 1982
Plains Indian, probably Cree, Canada.
Collected from Indians of Canada, mostly from Saskatchewan and Manitoba by the late James A. Head (donor's uncle) between 1881 and 1896.
Part at the time of Reil's Rebellion, 1884.
Mr Head lived near an old Sioux trail at "Rapid City" Manitoba.
See letter from H.T. Mann, 21/7/49.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1982-1987 Jun-Jan, Museum of Mankind, Thunderbird and Lightning: Indian Life in North America, 1600-1900
1987-1990 3 Dec-Oct, London, Museum of Mankind, Living Artic: Hunters of the Canadian North
1999 25 Jun-2011 2 Mar, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Subarctic"
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number