Vintage Metis Native Indian Beadwork Moccasins Moose Hide | eBay

vintage Metis Native Indian beadwork Moccasins moose hide

Beautiful Metis beadwork and its origins Metis beaded tobacco pouch- Beadwork by Lawrence Barkwell Metis art is greatly influenced by both European and Native

Guitar and Strap Métis. c Mid 1900's.  Archie Calliou: a champion old-time fiddler, he formed a country and western band in which he played fiddle and guitar. The Northern Echoes performed at the Grand Ole Opry and cut a single in Nashville. Mr. Calliou's guitar was a treasured gift from Canadian country star Wilf Carter. Mr. Calliou added the beaded hide strap.

c Mid Archie Calliou: a champion old-time fiddler, he formed a country and western band in which he played fiddle and guitar. The Northern Echoes performed at the Grand Ole Opry.

Stunning!  Moss bag. Northern Cree. ca. 1930. Velvet cotton, hide, glass & Metal Beads.  French artist Paul Coze made four trips across Canada.  Moss Bag. Northern Cree c. 1930.  Moss bags are used to carry babies.  The name refers to the sphagnum moss placed inside the bags.  Wrapped inside cloth or hid, the absorbent moss acts as a diaper.

Northern Cree c. Moss bags are used to carry babies. The name refers to the sphagnum moss placed inside the bags. Wrapped inside cloth or hid, the absorbent moss acts as a diaper.

Canadian Subarctic panel, cree or cree-métis; c late 19c.  Beaded on black velvet, sinew threaded, commercial thread couched.  Back with canvas

Canadian Subarctic panel, probably Cree or Cree-Métis, late century. Beaded on black velvet, sinew threaded, commercial thread couched.

Métis Beaded Velvet Drawstring Bag, side two from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.  For whatever reason I like the composition of side 2 better.  Stunning and such attention to detail.

Métis Beaded Velvet Drawstring Bag, side two from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. For whatever reason I like the composition of side 2 better.

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