From: Canada

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-851
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cree
Provenience Canada
Culture Area Subarctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Fur | Glass | Wool | Metal

Black cat skin bag. Entire animal except head. Tail spread and beaded: beads green, yellow, pink, blue, black and chalk white. Red strouding used in mounting. Legs bead wrapped. Two beaded pendants with sleigh bells, tufts of ermine. Said to have contained four coup sticks, a few pieces of bear berry leaf inside.

Length 59 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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