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Hide shot pouch with geometric designs using glass beads, porcupine quills and vegetal dyes | Donald Ellis Gallery

Shot Pouch

Cree or Cree-Metis
Northern Ontario or Manitoba

ca. 1830-40

hide, porcupine quill, vegetal dyes, glass beads

height: (with strap): 39 ¾"
width: (with strap): 6 ½"

Inventory # CW4314-136


acquired by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON


Alexander Grant Dallas, (1816-1882) (Chief Factor, Hudson's Bay Company, Fort Garry, Manitoba from 1862-1864 when he retired to his estate at Dunain Scotland)
Christie's, London, England, December 8, 1992, lots 137 and 141
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
Pat Marshall Collection, Toronto, Ontario
Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, Ontario
Private collection, Toronto, Ontario


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