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Courtesy, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution
Item: bag

Date: ca1920; accesssioned 1920

Area: Mistissini

Catalogue number: National Museum of the American Indian 10/1338

Dimensions: No measurements

Technique: Beads strung on sinew and stitched to cloth with commercial thread.

Motifs: floral

Collector: Frank G. Speck

Notes: Interior pouch separator is made of cotton.

References: Speck, Frank G. 1930. Mistassini Notes. Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Indian Notes 7(14):410-457. Rogers, Edward S. 1967. The Material Culture of the Mistassini. Anthropological Series 80, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 218. Ottawa.