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Collection ID: 
1991.L8
Collection: 
Ethnography
Possibly made by the same woman who made the leggings (1991.L9). Similar five petal-flower motif. Floral design. Red and blue stroud tassel at point. Trimmed with long beaded fringe of red, white, turquoise and blue beads, with a looped end. These beads are strung onto sinew. Lined with brown velvet. Blue ribbon tip at edge.

Keywords
textiles

Physical attributes

Dimensions
Length550mm(folded; length of trim 55 mm)
Material
Cloth

Production

OriginatorCree
Technique
Beadwork
Date (general)19th century, brought back to Stromness in the 1870s
PlaceCanada

Field collection

CollectorWatt, William S
PlaceCanada

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