University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-262
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Barren Ground Band
Provenience: Canada
Labrador
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Date Made: -1933
Early Date: 1933
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Caribou Skin
Fiber
Length: 17 cm
Width: 12 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Used for tobacco, needles, etc. Caribou fur worn off on outside of roll (eaten by bugs). Bag is very tightly rolled, and has been left so long it is very difficult to unroll. Brown cloth sewed on edges of bag.


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