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Museum für Völkerkunde (Frankfurt, Germany)
Item: hood

Date: unknown

Area: James Bay

Catalogue number: Frankfurt N.S. 52.413a

Dimensions: Length 52cm; full width 48cm

Technique: Sinew strung beads stitched to cloth with commercial thread.

Motifs: Floral; diamonds

Collector: unknown

Notes: The centre portion of the hood has been removed. Although catalogued as "Micmac" it is obviously James Bay Cree.

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