Beaded sculpture representing Iroquois Great Tree of Peace

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Culture/People
probably Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)] (attributed)
Object Name
Beaded sculpture representing Iroquois Great Tree of Peace
Media/Materials
Velveteen, wool cloth, glass bead/beads, wood, metal wire, unknown stuffing
Techniques
Sewn, raised beadwork, bead-wrapped, stuffed, overlay beadwork
Dimensions
37.50 x 21.50 x 33.00 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Kahnawake Reserve (Caughnawaga Reserve); Montérégie Region; Québec; Canada
Date created
1900-1920
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source circa 1952.
Catalog Number
21/9097
Barcode
219097.000
See related items
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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