Babiche Bag (Small Pouch of Netted Rawhide)

Dene (Athabascan)


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collected late 19th-early 20th century

Rawhide, leather, fur, glass beads, red Cornaline d'Aleppo beads and claws

Overall: 8 7/16 × 7 1/16 in. (21.5 × 18 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Charles Sheldon



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Bag

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015


Collected by Charles Alexander Sheldon (1867-1928); to his wife, Louise Walker Gulliver Sheldon (1867-1950), Woodstock, Vermont; given to present collection, 1951.

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