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Hunting Bag

Netted babiche with tanned caribou skin side sections and upper edge. Decorated with horizontal bands of red and blue pigment, skin thongs wrapped with yellow and white quills, red and blue wool tassels, and tassels of yellow sewing silk. The upper edge is worked with yellow and white goose quills, and pink and orange porcupine quills. Thong carrying strap. Sewn with sinew.

Dimensions: 230 x 155 mm.

Provenance: Dogrib, Fort Rae, Great Slave Lake.

Given by B.R. Ross, Fort Simpson, 1859.

Museum Number: National Museums of Scotland A.481.8