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Bag

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

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 21View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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