Caribou tufting

Caribou tufting: Once unique to the north, caribou-hair tufting is a delicate…

"Blueberry & Cranberry" Box by Selina M. (Alexander) De Wilde, Athabascan (Koyukon) artist (Y71001)

Selina M. (Alexander) De Wilde ), Athabascan (Koyukon) artist biography and portfolio

This tufted moose hair embroidery consists of a rectangle of tanned leather with the rough side facing to the outside. It is backed with unbleached cotton canvas, and decorated with floral and leaf pattern in moose hair appliqué. (Slavey) Métis, Metis, first nations, embroidery,

Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage - Moose hair embroidery

Mrs. Boniface Lafferte (Lafferty), a Métis woman from Fort Simpson area, was inspired by a resident nun who used wool in a type of work called "punch work". Imitating this technique using moosehair, Mrs. Lafferty refind the art of "tufting". She taught her daughters-in-law the technique and over the years the practice spread acros the north.

Industry, Tourism and Investment - Arts & Crafts - Tufting

Red Berries - Contemporary Canadian Native, Inuit & Aboriginal Art - Bearclaw Gallery

Red Berries - Contemporary Canadian Native, Inuit & Aboriginal Art - Bearclaw Gallery

Inuit Gallery of Vancouver - Specializing in Inuit art, Northwest Coast art, Native Indian art, Canadian aboriginal art, Jewelry, Sculptures, Prints, Drawings, Masks

We present important exhibitions of Canadian aboriginal art, featuring new works by senior artists and exploring the work of the talented next generation.

Floral Design - Contemporary Canadian Native, Inuit & Aboriginal Art - Bearclaw Gallery

Floral Design - Contemporary Canadian Native, Inuit & Aboriginal Art - Bearclaw Gallery

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