University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:30-3-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Barren Ground Band
Provenience: Canada
Labrador
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Date Made: 1920-1930
Early Date: 1920
Late Date: 1930
Section:American
Materials:Caribou Skin
Glass
Cotton
Technique:Beaded
Credit Line:Purchased from Frank G. Speck, 1930

Description

woman's peaked cap of beaded caribou hide. Constructed of six sewn segments of hide joined by red stiching and red satin. The cloth band edge of cap is made of navy blue and red printed cotton. The bottom portion of the leather is decorated in beaded bands of yellow, white, gold metallic, and red.


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