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cradleboard cover

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

Date: 1950; accessioned 1953

Area: Mistissini

Catalogue number: National Museum of the American Indian 22/4085

Dimensions: Length 84cm; width 69cm

Technique: Machine stitched

Motifs: floral

Collector: William Stiles

Notes: Made to go over cradleboard hoop.

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.