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The Wendat (Huron) woman who made this miniature settee cleverly manipulated the birchbark to mimic a classic Empire-style settee. She capped this achievement with an exuberant display of moosehair embroidery. The flamboyance of the settee was a perfect foil to demonstrate her command of floral imagery.
depth 4 in ; height 6.25 in ; length 13 in