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Saffron Walden Museum
Item: belt

Date: unknown

Area: James Bay

Catalogue number: Saffron Walden H55

Dimensions: Length 60cm; width 6.7cm

Technique: Porcupine quills loom-woven; porcupine quills are used to edge long sides using a buttonhole-type stitch; ties are strips of caribou hide wrapped with porcupine quills.

Motifs: Geometric: diamonds, wedge-shaped triangles; abstract floral

Collector: Unknown; gift of Jabez Gibson (possibly the collector).