Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8707001

Category: Bag

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Northeast

Period: 1800-1825

Materials: Native tanned smoked deerskin; natural white and dyed orange porcupine quills; horsehair; white glass pony beads.

Description: Rectangular pouch constructed with a vertical opening in the center and designed to be folded over a belt. Lower (front) portion is decorated with quillwork consisting of wavy lines and a central band. Bottom has fringe wrapped with quills and horsehair, the fringe separated with white beads as spacers.

Dimensions: Length 25.25 inches 64.2 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


cf. Harrison, Julia D., The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First People, A Catalogue of the Exhibition, McClelland and Stewart, Glenbow Museum, Toronto, 1987, pp 63, Fig. W 122

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