Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
Indians throughout the Northeast copied beading styles and traded objects, making it difficult to attribute beadwork to specific tribes.
The purse may have been made by a member of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac, or Maliseet tribes, which are collectively referred to as Wabanaki.
About This Item
- Title: Wabanaki beaded purse, ca. 1870
- Creation Date: circa 1870
- Subject Date: circa 1870
- Location: ME
- Media: Leather, beads
- Local Code: HM 6327A
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Indian beadwork
- Penobscot indians
- Passamaquoddy Indians
- Maliseet Indians
- Micmac Indians
- Penobscot art
- Indian art--North America
- Pouches (Containers)
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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