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Felt appliqued and embroidery on stroud. Composition of six tattooed heads in centre with human and animal figures. Red, brown, yellow on blue stroud with embroidery on the applique.
Felt applique and embroidery on duffle. Composition of two dog teams with a seal and a fish. Embroidery on figures and animals only. Brown, blue, white, green duffle on dark blue background.
Felt appliqued and embroidery on duffle. Composition of four large heads surrounded by animal and human figures. Red, black, green, brown on green background with embroidery on figures and covering all background (non-stitching).
Felt and embroidery applique on duffle. Orange, beige, red, and green figures against a brown background. Among them Kiviuk riding the double-headed dog. Another scene two people and a bear riding a fish and a man arriving in a kayak being welcomed.
Vertical in three parts. Top: third children pulling sled and sliding. Middle: children sliding and tumbling. Bottom: children tumbling, one waiting to come down hill. Hand woven tapestry. Blue, grey, brown, and black.
Returning To the Cache
Handwoven wool tapestry. A hunter and a caribou (in a rock cache). Brown, grey, blue, green, white, black, pink.
Felt and embroidery applique on duffle. Orange, blue, red, beige and yellow figures against navy blue background. Scenes of people fighting plus people fighting birds, musk-ox and bears.
Fishing in the Weir
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Did not arrive with any documentation.
Mythical animals and human beings.
Various people and animals in hunting activities.
Rectangular wall hanging with rounded corners constructed of feathered Eider Duck head skins (brown ones are female, grey ones are male), Caribou hide and feathered Loon neck skins. The body consists of regular, alternating squares of female Eider Duck head skins, brown flecked with black and white, and male Eider Duck head skins. Latter consists of grey head cap flanked on each side by light green and black cheek patches. Strip of black and white Loon neck skins form a border along each side. Haired Caribou skin forms corner pieces. Green felt backing has serrated, scalloped edges and extends approximately 5.0 cm beyond the skin on each side. Entire hanging attached to a smaller piece of blue, lightweight denim, with hanging tabs and a cloth label which reads 'D.K.CORBETT TAXIDERMIST/BASS RIVER, N.S.' Sewn by hand with thread. Skins are tanned/treated.
Rectangular wall hanging/'tapestry' of heavy green stroud. long axis oriented along the vertical. felt applique forms in white, orange, brown, blue, grey and yellow. fine, detailed accents in embroidery floss. all construction by hand in thread and floss. four dog teams pull sleds, 2 people pull another 2. total of 23 human figures, 1 kayak, 1 igloo. edged in red and yellow cross-stitch (v's) along all sides, except the top. hem turned under and sewn along 4 sides. large hem along top egde forms casing to receive hanging rod. two syllabic characters in top left corner.
Wall hanging/'tapestry' of light brown duffel. Rectangular, with long axis oriented along the vertical. Camp scenes: 13 human figures, 3 seals, boat with kicker, tent. figures are all wearing parkas. Appliques done in felt - brown, blue, green, yellow, red and grey - with embroidery floss accents. Some sewing done with thread. Hem turned under and sewn along all 4 sides. Edged with large black and blue wool yarn cross-stitch (x's). All construction is by hand. Seven black yarn syllabic characters in lower left hand corner. Large hem forms casing to receive hanging rod, along top edge.
Rectangular wall hanging of white duffel. Long axis oriented along the horizontal. Felt applique forms in red, brown, yellow, grey and blue. Embroidery floss accents. Rocks, 4 igloos, 8 human figures, 5 dogs, 2 seals, 1 sled. Some sewing done with thread. All construction by hand. Hem turned under and sewn along all 4 sides. Edged with large green and yellow cross-stitch (x's). Large hem forms casing to receive hanging rod, along top edge.
Rectangular wall hanging of orange duffel. Long axis oriented along the horizontal. Felt applique forms in brown, yellow, white, black and blue. All construction by hand. Embroidery floss accents. Hem turned under and sewn along all 4 sides. Camp scene: owl, seals, wolf, moon, tents, fish drying, hides stretching, bear, 1 human figure. Edged with green and blue yarn cross stitch (x's).
Ten animals and eleven figures on brown background
Fifteen animals on burgandy background
Twenty animals on navy background
Brown and white fur amautik. Has a long/deep hood and a fringe along the lower hem. The interior is lined.
Crochet sweater with two embroidered panels
Mother hubbard parka [kaliku]
Au bout de la rue Chabanel
Monochromatic white weaving that incorporates a subtle photographic image of a building situated in a neglected industrial site at the end of rue Chabanel in Montreal and created using a Jacquard loom