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Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
Item: hood

Date: unknown

Area: James Bay

Catalogue number: Birmingham Museum 1975A1

Dimensions: Length 51cm; width 15.5cm; fringe length 15cm

Technique: Sinew strung beads stitched to cloth with commercial thread. Pattern may have been laid out with a thin flour and water mixture as there is some deposit in appropriate places.

Motifs: Floral; diamonds

Collector: unknown

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