Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Eastern Ojibwa-Chippewa or Ottawa Bag

Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8906010

Category: Bag

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Great Lakes - Eastern Great Lakes, Eastern Ojibwa-Chippewa or Ottawa

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Native tanned and smoked deerskin; dyed and natural porcupine quills; tin cones.

Description: Soft tanned hide pouch with cover flap over pocket. Flap and front are decorated with four panels of loom woven quillwork as well as a panel of plaited quillwork (two thread technique) and single line quilling. Bottom edged with tin cones.

Dimensions: Height 10.5 inches 26.6 cm; Width 8.25 inches 21 cm.

Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.

Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 5858, Lot 85, May 22, 1989

Images from Splendid Heritage.

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