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watch pocket

American Museum of Natural History
Item: watch pocket

Date: 1926

Area: Mistissini

Catalogue number: American Museum of Natural History 50.2-2827

Dimensions: Length 18cm; width 12cm

Technique: Embroidery: (very open) chain stitch

Motifs: stylized floral

Collector: Frank G. Speck

Notes: Speck says this is Naskapi, but he often includes Montagnais and Cree when he uses the term “Naskapi.” In this case, both the design and the technique suggest the item is Cree.