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Drawing relating to the "American Indian" series of designs
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Height x width: 16 1/8 x 22 5/8 in. (41 x 57.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Hand drawn pencil on paper, painted in gouache and mounted on board.
Not On View
Research drawings relating to Iroquois, Mohawk, Huron, and Seneca Indian patterns.
Pencil notations from top left
#108-B Burden strap woven of bark fiber. Decorated with dyed Moose hair. (Mohawk)
Burden strap woven of bark fiber. Decorated with dyed Moose hair. (Iroquois)
Knife sheath of deerskin with quill decoration (porcupine) (Iroquois)
Knife-sheath of deerskin dyed black with porcupine quill decoration (Iroquois)
Decoration on canvas leggings (Seneca)
#108-A Necklaces of wampum (Huron)
Porcupine quill, metal and dyed moosehair decoration (Iroquois moccasin)
Bottom: (Mohawk) Iroquois
Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)
Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale