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Mat: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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2006-03-05

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Many tribes in the Great Lakes/Woodlands region created woven mats. Mainly used as delicately decorated floor coverings, mats were created by women; a tradition that was transferred from generation to generation. The designs on this mat are reminiscent of leaves that are found in Anishinabe woven beadwork.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: November 21, 2009