Early Montagnais Panel Bag

Date:  circa 1820 - 1850

Dimensions:  15 ¾ inches by 10 ½ inches (including fringe)

Material:  Brown Jesuit wool cloth with remains of indigo-dyed silk ribbon on top edging.  Native tanned-hide drawstring with beaded ornamental drops.

Provenance:  ex. English estate

Price:  P.O.R.

Overall excellent condition with losses to silk edging, minor bead loss, and slight discoloration to brown wool on verso. There are two related examples at the Peabody Museum at Harvard.