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Bags with beaded decorations were created as personal items. This one is made of black cloth with white, blue and green beaded decorations characteristic of the Micmac or Maliseet peoples of northern Maine and eastern Canada. Micmac and Maliseet peoples often used this double curve motif for ornamentation.


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Micmac Bead bag

date   c. 1870
location   Northern Maine
height   5.75"
width   6.375"
process/materials   cloth, beads
item type   Personal Items/Clothing - Accessory
accession #   #1880.030.03.01

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