Wall Pocket


From: Canada | Quebec | Maniwaki

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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.

Height 26 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Frederick Johnson (#1-93) / Gift of Frank Speck (#94-99), 1929

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