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Pouch; sewn of velvet; pouch sewn with black velvet front, cotton plaid back; front embroidered with floral glass beadwork designs; braided wool carrying-strap attached to top two corners.
- Production date
Height: 63.50 centimetres (including strap)
Width: 15.50 centimetres
Depth: 1 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Elaine Alexie, indigenous artist (18/12/2018) stated that the steel beads around the centre of the flower indicate a Kutchin origin for this bag.
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 Reid's Rebellion, 1884.
Mr Head lived near an old Siuox trail at "Rapid City" Manitoba.
See letter from H.T. Mann, 21/7/49.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1987-1990 3 Dec-1 Jul, Museum of Mankind, Room 3; Living Arctic: Hunters of the Canadian North
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number