Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

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Culture/People
Bush or Western Woods Cree
Collector
R. Fenley Hunter (Richard Fenley Hunter), Non-Indian, 1886-1965
Previous owner
R. Fenley Hunter (Richard Fenley Hunter), Non-Indian, 1886-1965
Hazel M. Hunter (Hazel Moyland/Mrs. R. Fenley Hunter), Non-Indian, 1899-1969
Donor
Marion Peler, Non-Indian, 1905-1992
Honoree
Hazel M. Hunter (Hazel Moyland/Mrs. R. Fenley Hunter), Non-Indian, 1899-1969
Object Name
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials
Caribou hide/skin, silk embroidery floss
Techniques
Sewn, embroidered
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Edmonton; Alberta; Canada
Date created
1922
Collection History
Made for geologist and explorer Richard Fenley Hunter (1886-1965) in 1922; inherited by his widow, Hazel M. Hunter (1899-1969); and subsequently by her sister, Marion M. Peler (1905-1992); donated to MAI by Marion Peler in 1970 in memory of Hazel M. Hunter.
Catalog Number
24/3663
Barcode
243663.000
See related items
Bush or Western Woods Cree
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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