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embroidered hide

American Museum of Natural History
Item: embroidered hide

Date: 1922

Area: Mistissini

Catalogue number: American Museum of Natural History 50.2-2060

Dimensions: No measurements

Technique: Embroidery: chain stitch

Motifs: floral

Collector: Frank G. Speck

Notes: This is a scrap of embroidered hide apparently cut from an old “bullet pouch.”

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.