Northeast Beaded Bag, Wabanaki type, possibly Maliseet or Mi'kmag, c. 1870, multicolored floral designs, includes an original note about a "Measuring Party," 6 x 5 in.
Exhibitions: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast was shown at the Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, Maine, 2006, Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2007, Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, New Hampshire, 2008, and The Institute of American Indian Studies, Washington, Connecticut, 2009. Made of Thunder, Made of Glass II, Continuing Traditions in Northeastern Indian Beadwork was exhibited at Memorial Hall Museum, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2015, and Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, 2016.
Literature: Made of Thunder, Made of Glass, American Indian Beadwork of the Northeast exhibition catalog, 2006, p. 14.
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