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Huron shoulder pouch with geometric embroidery, beading and quill work | Donald Ellis Gallery

Shoulder Pouch

Lorette, Quebec

late 18th century

black-dyed deerskin, moosehair, porcupine quills, dyed deer hair, tin cones

height: 9 ¼"

Inventory # W4220

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European private collection
Sotheby's, November 15, 1985, Lot 228A
The Philip and Patricia Marco collection

Related Examples

National Museum of Man, Gatineau, Quebec, Cat. No. NMM III-H-426 (Arthur Speyer Collection, formerly collection Duke of Gotha) – See: Brasser, Ted. "Bo'jou, Neejee!". Ottawa: National Museum of Man, 1976, pg. 111, pl. 82

Berne Historical Museum, Berne, Switzerland, Cat. No. 74.403.19 – See: The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples, Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1987, pg. 51, pl.W-67 (formerly collection Count A.A, von Pourtales)

Detroit Institute of Arts (Chandler Pohrt Collection), Cat. No. CIS 2135 – See: Penney, David. Art of the American Indian Frontier. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1992, pg. 69, pl. 3