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Object ID # 1957.002.056ab
Object Name Mitten
Title Beaded Gauntlets
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Credit line In Memory of Dr. Harvey Bannerman
Date Early 20th-century?
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Canada Northwest? Manitoba?
Description These beaded First Nations-made semi-tanned leather mittens are gauntlet-style. The cuff areas are trimmed with a reddish-brown fur. There is a floral pattern beaded on them. There is also a semi-tanned leather fringe on each. These gauntlets were made about 100 miles north of Edmonton and were sent back to Owen Sound, Ontario to Dr. Harvey Bannerman.
Provenance According to Mrs. Bannerman, this item was "made by an Indian" who lived 100 miles 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
Material Leather/Fur/Bead, Glass/Thread
Dimensions W-11.4 L-35.5 D-8.1 cm
Found Canada Northwest? Manitoba?
People Bannerman, Dr. Harvey
Subjects First Nations of Western Canada
First Nations of North America