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Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Item: hood

Date: unknown

Area: James Bay

Catalogue number: Birmingham Museum 242'60

Dimensions: Length 48.5cm; folded width 23.5cm

Technique: Sinew strung beads stitched on to cloth with commercial thread; loom-woven bead strip.

Motifs: floral

Collector: unknown

Notes: Only hood known to have loom-woven strip along bottom edge.

References: Oberholtzer, Cath. 1991. Embedded Symbolism: The James Bay Beaded Hoods. Northeast Indian Quarterly. 8(2):18-27.