From: Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region|
|Culture Area||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Date Made||late 19th century|
|Materials||Wool | Mother-of-Pearl | Cotton Cloth|
Rectangular button blanket. Black ground with red flannel strips sewn on to form a skeletonized bear design. In addition to a central face, there are also faces at the tips of the ears and on the abdomen. The majority of the red strips that make up the bear are outlined with circular, pearl "buttons." The blanket is hemmed on one side and partially on two sides with red, wool cloth.
|Credit Line||Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918|
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