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Object Number:70-9-496
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Barren Ground Band
Provenience: Canada
Labrador
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Paint
Length: 80 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1803 - Collector Number

Description

Hide, fringed, and painted with red, blue, and white pigment. Ties are sewn on at either end. Note on tag accompanying object, perhaps typed by Pennypacker: "New style Menstruation vale [sic]. The vale is not worn after its first use. Worn during her first period. Collected by F.G. Speck 1933..."


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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