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Haudenosaunee Moosehair embroidered bag, mid 19th century -- This article also goes over the spread of this type of embroidery by the Ursuline nuns to the Wendat (Huron), Cree , Anishinaabe and Metis Nations.

Haudenosaunee Moosehair embroidered bag, mid century -- This article also goes over the spread of this type of embroidery by the Ursuline nuns to the Wendat (Huron), Cree , Anishinaabe and Metis Nations.

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tw-green b-fly orange flower -sm

Mrs. Boniface Lafferte (Lafferty), a Métis woman from Fort Simpson area, was inspired by a resident nun who used wool in a type of work called "punch work". Imitating this technique using moosehair, Mrs. Lafferty refind the art of "tufting". She taught her daughters-in-law the technique and over the years the practice spread acros the north.

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Moose & embroidery – MFA Boston | L'angolo di Stefania

Moose & embroidery – MFA Boston | L'angolo di Stefania

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