Métis Beading & Embroidery
The Métis were known as the Flower Beadwork People.
Embroidered Métis panel bag ca 1846, used for carrying personal medicines, tobacco, and flint and steel for making fire. This Métis panel bag was collected in 1846 by Paul Kane. It is believed he acquired it from the Métis in the Red River region in what is now southern Manitoba.
Cree Métis Bag c. 1875 Manitoba, Canada. Wool cloth, beads, silk. Mrs. E.C. McDonald Collection; Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian - George Gustav Heye Center, New York; beading, beadwork, bead work, emroidery