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Date
1880 – 1890
Material
skin, moose; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0004
Description
A small curved bottom flat belt bag with a flap the same size and shape as the bag. The flap is fastened with a leather thong and is completely beaded with a green background and a series of small checks surmounted by an upside down triangle containing a cross (design of pink, yellow and red bead…
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Title
Purse
Date
1880 – 1890
Material
skin, moose; glass
Dimensions
10.0 x 14.5 cm
Description
A small curved bottom flat belt bag with a flap the same size and shape as the bag. The flap is fastened with a leather thong and is completely beaded with a green background and a series of small checks surmounted by an upside down triangle containing a cross (design of pink, yellow and red beads).
Subject
Indians, Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0004
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Date
1885 – 1910
Material
skin, caribou; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0011
Description
A purse made of a soft caribou hide pouch topped with black velvet. The hide is embroidered in silk with a bouquet of flowers and an inscription “Mrs. J. Brewster” and “Winnipeg Man”.
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Title
Purse
Date
1885 – 1910
Material
skin, caribou; fibre
Dimensions
16.0 x 29.0 cm
Description
A purse made of a soft caribou hide pouch topped with black velvet. The hide is embroidered in silk with a bouquet of flowers and an inscription “Mrs. J. Brewster” and “Winnipeg Man”.
Subject
Indians, Cree
decorative
crafts
embroidery
Isabella Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0011
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Date
1885 – 1925
Material
fibre; glass; ivory
Catalogue Number
103.08.0360
Description
A purse of blue grey silk with ivory battens at drawstring closure, and embroidered beaded figures of man and woman dancing. Purse is essentially a square with a panel along the sides and bottom for width, with a stiff panel inserted at the bottom between lining and purse. Top draws closed with a s…
Title
Purse
Date
1885 – 1925
Material
fibre; glass; ivory
Dimensions
22.2 x 5.4 x 21.8 cm
Description
A purse of blue grey silk with ivory battens at drawstring closure, and embroidered beaded figures of man and woman dancing. Purse is essentially a square with a panel along the sides and bottom for width, with a stiff panel inserted at the bottom between lining and purse. Top draws closed with a silver metallic cord through a short ivory batten on the front and back causing the bag to form two pleats on either side. Ends of cord have red and grey beaded loop tassels. Bag lined front, back and bottom with pink silk. Figures beaded on front of purse depict woman in yellow dress and man in green trousers and pink jacket holding top hat while they are dancing.
Subject
households
hobbies
embroidery
figure
male
female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0360
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