Native made dark smoked moose hide gun case with carrying strap. Both visual and functional. Decorated with floral beadwork featuring a pair of broad horizontal bands decorated with beaded five pedal flowers and leaves, green and serrated purple fabric trim along the top and bottom edges, and leather fringe along the bottom. Another band with purple and green fabric, and shorter leather fringe is located near the tapered end of the case. The top band of beadwork has five blossoms, with three different color combinations. On the second beaded band there are three blossoms with two different color combinations that match those above. The carrying strap is trimmed along the edges with purple fabric and has a continuous line of matching beaded motifs extending from the top and bottom attachment points towards the undecorated center. Pieces of white velcro are attached to close the flap at the top. Crafted by Rosie Takazo, South Slavery Tribe, Canada.
PERIOD: 38" x 8"
ORIGIN: Fort Franklin, Canada