Date: 1880-1890 ca
Place: Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Source: Prince Edward Island Public Archives and Records Office, Charlottetown
Reference Number: 3109/ 225
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This light-haired, blue-eyed Mi'kmaq woman is posed with a wooden doll in her lap, a circular sweetgrass-and-woodsplint fan, two rib baskets, and a birchbark canoe model with quillwork decoration. The studio is identified by the wooden panelling in the background, compared to that in the photograph immediately following.
women; basketry, woodsplint; fans; models, canoe; transportation; canoes; pipes, tobacco; basketry, rib; quillwork, porcupine; dolls; toys; Charlottetown; Prince Edward Island