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(c) Copyright The British Museum
Item: doll

Date: unknown

Area: James Bay

Catalogue number: British Museum 1923.6.194d

Dimensions: Overall height 47cm; hood length including fringe 18.5cm

Technique: Sleeves are separate and attached by a strip of red braid across chest and back; for fringe of hood, beads are strung on sinew, stitched to a strip of caribou hide and then covered with red braid; leggings have caribou strips as garters; moccasins have pointed toes and a central seam; leggings have a rounded shape above ankle.

Motifs: Embroidery: featherstitch

Collector: Mrs. B. Braithewaite-Batty

Notes: Female doll, male doll and canoe with paddles were acquired as a set.