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Burden strap

Mohawk
USA; New York
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Burden strap

probably Iroquois (attributed)
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  • Culture/People:

    Mohawk

  • Object name:

    Burden strap

  • Date created:

    1760-1800

  • Place:

    New York; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Hemp, moosehair, glass bead/beads, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Dyed, twined, false-embroidered, edge beaded, braided

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly in the collection of author and poet E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake, Six Nations Mohawk, 1861-1913); acquired by George Heye in 1910.

  • Dimensions:

    503 x 6 cm

  • Catalog number:

    2/5326

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