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Tales & Treasures: Trade Goods Couture
Dr. Jamie Morton, curator of the Hudson's Bay Company Collection at the Manitoba Museum shows us some exquisite beadwork and embroidery in these two very different garments. The vest was acquired and worn by HBC chief trader David Armit as part of his formal attire, while the sealskin parka was made and worn by an Inuit woman from Cape Dorset, Nunavut.
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