• Culture/People:

    Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]

  • Object name:

    Wall hanging depicting Takeri Takakwitha ("The Lily of the Mohawks," 1656-1680)

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Kahnawake Reserve (Caughnawaga Reserve); Montérégie Region; Québec; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Velveteen, fabric trim, glass bead/beads, sequins, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from an unknown source in 1967; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    24.4 x 14 x 0.4 cm

  • Catalog number:



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