Probably a shelf skirt, known also as a valance or lambrequin - ROM2006_8310_1

ROM2006_8310_1

Probably a shelf skirt, known also as a valance or lambrequin

Maker: Plains Cree
Medium:Beaded velvet with cotton backing
Geography: Fort Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada
Date: c. 1885
Dimensions:
24 × 1 × 109.5 cm
Object number: HK2271
Not on view
DescriptionAccording to the collector, W.T.R. Henderson, this shelf skirt was obtained about the time of the Northwest Rebellion from Cree of Fort Qu'Appelle.
Cataloguer: Arni Brownstone
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