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Wall Pocket

Object Number:29-10-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Algonkin
Provenience: Canada
Quebec
Maniwaki
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Locus: Reservation 6 miles south of Maniwaki.
Section:American
Materials:Fiber
Glass
Height: 26 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Frederick Johnson (#1-93) / Gift of Frank Speck (#94-99), 1929

Description

Cloth wall pocket. This specimen is made in the form having a wide distribution. Among the Montagnais they are made of cloth and decorated with beaded designs, they also may be made of skin or scraps of fur. The Nascapi decorate similar specimens made of caribou-skin with painted designs. The type is known also by the southern Algonkians.

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