Pouch

Description
Acquired in 1877 at Bow River, Alberta, Canada at the time of the signing of Treaty 7, when Britain made a deal over land inhabited by indigenous peoples of that area. Pouch contains a bag made of European printed cotton fabric. Associated with Crowfoot.
Accession Loan No.
1000/1904/6
Collection Class
Containers
Common Name
pouch
Simple Name
pouch
Full Name
pouch
Cultural Group
Blackfoot
Production Year High
1877
Production County
Northern Plains,Alberta
Production Country
Canada
Production Area Region
North America
Production Continent
North America
Family Group

Material
skin; glass beads; cotton; wool trade cloth
Function Name
pouch
Function Detail
Acquired in 1877 at Bow River, Alberta, at the time of the signing of Treaty 7. Inside this pouch is a bag made of European printed cotton fabric, with a hide thong tie. It contains fragments of water-worn pink granite gneiss, mica schist, feldspar and bituminous coal, plus a white glass button with a green rim. Collected before 1878.
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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