Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Frances Soctomah (Passamaquoddy) apprenticed with Penobscot artist, Jennifer Sapiel Neptune, learning the art of beadworking.
An accomplished ash basketmaker, Soctomah's beadwork is inspired by the natural world, plants in particular. This pouch features blooms and leaves of wild strawberry plants.
About This Item
- Title: Frances Soctomah beadwork pouch, Princeton, 2019
- Creator: Soctomah, Frances
- Creation Date: 2019
- Subject Date: 2019
- Town: Indian Island, Princeton
- County: Penobscot, Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Cotton, glass bead, silk, leather
- Dimensions: 7 cm x 5 cm
- Local Code: 2019.022
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Basket making
- Indian Township (Me.)
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Native Americans--beadwork
- Passamaquoddy Indians
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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