|Object ID #||1957.002.002|
|Object Name||Ring, Napkin|
|Title||Beadwork Napkin Ring|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Credit line||In Memory of Dr. Harvey Bannerman|
|Place of Origin||Alberta, Canada|
This First Nations-made beaded napkin ring was made by a First Nations beadworker who lived north of Edmonton. The napkin ring was sent to Owen Sound, Ontario. There is no maker's identification present. The geometric beadwork has triangular and diamond-shaped areas, worked in dark blue, bright blue, orangy-red and clear glass beads.
According to Mrs. Bannerman, this item was "made by Indians" who lived north of Edmonton, Alberta.
Collected and/or purchased by Owen Sound's Mrs. and Dr. Harvey Bannerman on their travels or via Dr. Bannerman's brother, Dr. Leslie Bannerman who, for a time, lived in Winnepeg, Manitoba.
|Collection||First Nations, 20th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||W-4.7 D-0.3 Dia-4.4 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
Bannerman, Dr. Harvey
First Nations of North America
First Nations of Western Canada
|Function||A decorative item used to hold a rolled dinner napkin in neat fashion on a dining table|