Frances Soctomah beadwork pouch, Princeton, 2019

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.

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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

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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