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Pouch

Cree or Chipewayan

Western Great Lakes

ca. 1790-1810

smoked deerskin, porcupine quills, glass beads

length: 9 ¾"

width: 5 ¾"

Inventory # CW4314-126

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PROVENANCE: 
Dr. Cyrus Sumner, General Brock's personal physician, reportedly picked this pouch up on the field after the battle of Detroit, August, 1812

Helen (Sumner) Nelles (daughter Dr. Cyrus Sumner)
Harold B. Burnham, Maberly, Ontario (grandson Helen Sumner Nelles)
Mark Burnham, Maberly, Ontario
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON
Private collection, Toronto, ON

PUBLISHED:

"Patterns of Power", Phillips, The McMichael Collection, 1984, pl. 77

RELATED EXAMPLES:

National Museum of Man, Cat, No. III-D-566 - See: "Bo'jou, Neejee!", Brasser, National Museum of Man, 1976, pl. 68

"Pleasing the Spirits", Ewing, Ghylen Press, 1982, pl. 249

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