Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8805006

Category: Bag - Midewiwin Society

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Menominee

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Otter skin (complete); native tanned and black dyed deerskin; dyed porcupine quills; tin cones; sinew sewn.

Description: Otter skin bag is decorated with quill panels that are attached on all four paws and the tail. Designs are in geometric forms executed in red, black, aqua blue, and yellow quills using both a plaited and wrapped quilling technique. Midewiwin Society.

Dimensions: Length 45.5 inches 115.5 cm; Width 7.5 inches 19 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.

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Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006

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