• Culture/People:

    East or Woods Cree

  • Object name:

    Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

  • Date created:

    circa 1850

  • Place:

    Manitoba; Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, porcupine quills, glass bead/beads, sinew, cotton cloth, wool cloth, silk ribbon, thread, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, dyed, quill woven/loomed quillwork, quill-wrapped (flat), edge beaded, embroidered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI or its agent from an unknown source in London, England, in 1924.

  • Dimensions:

    76 x 18 x 1 cm

  • Catalog number:

    12/7176

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