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headband

(c) Copyright The British Museum
Item: headband

Date: 1915

Area: Whapmagoostui

Catalogue number: British Museum 1921.10-4.177

Dimensions: Length 29.6cm; width 2.2cm; fringe 3cm

Technique: Loom-woven beadwork

Motifs: Geometric: zigzags, triangles

Collector: Ernest Renouf

Notes: Renouf was posted by the Hudson's Bay Company as a clerk in a number of locations on the east coast of James Bay. During this period he purchased artifacts for museums (see "Letters to [Edward] Sapir [CMC file 1-A-236] ). The material sold to the British Museum was obtained at Whapmagoostui.