Pouch

Description
Plains region medicine pouch was acquired by Hon. Edgar Dewdney, between 1859 - 1916. Dewdney became Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. The buckskin pouch is decorated with glass beads. Provenance unknown.

Donated to RAMM in 1920 by his wife Blanche Elizabeth. Artefact is described by the donor as a ‘money bag’.
(Ref: Blanche Elizabeth Dewdney’s letters to curator Mr Rowley).
Accession Loan No.
25/1920/16
Collection Class
Containers
Common Name
pouch
Simple Name
pouch
Full Name
medicine pouch
Dimensions
whole length 117 mm; whole W 87 mm
Production Year Low
1850s
Production Year High
1916
Production County
Plains
Production Area Region
North America
Production Continent
North America
Family Group

Material
wool cloth; cottton thread
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

    Tell Us What You Think

    Subject to approval, your name and blog comment will be made public. Any comment replies will also be public. Your email address will never be published. If you wish to contact us privately, please use the Contact form. Required fields are marked *