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A black and white woven sash with glass beads, quills, metal cones and long tassles | Donald Ellis Gallery

Sash

Eastern Great Lakes

18th century

finger woven yarn, glass beads, porcupine quill wrapping of warp ends, metal cones, animal hair

height: 68"
width: 3"

Inventory # CW4314-165

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acquired by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON


PROVENANCE:

Collected by Charles Alston Messiter, F.R.G.S., D.S.O., (1841-1920) of Barwick House, Barwick, on one of his travels of 1862, 1866 or 1874 to North America.
Descended through the family in Barwick House until 1969.
Sotheby's, New York, April 24, 1982 (the Messiter Collection), lot 303
Lee Lyon Collection, Aspen, Colorado
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
Private collection, Toronto, Ontario

PUBLISHED

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, Toronto, 2005, pg. 24

RELATED EXAMPLES

National Museum of Man, Ottawa, NMM III-X-257 - See: "Bo'jou, Neejee!", Brasser, National Museum of Man, 1976, pl. 178