Of note are a mother’s amauti, a fur garment complete with pouch to carry an infant; and intricate buttoned blanket and beaded waistcoat; a stately feather headdress; and a stunning modern dress created by artist Maria Hupfield — take a closer look, that’s not white leather; the dress is entirely made of paper.
Steven Howell is the author of Montreal Essential Guide, a Sutro Media iPhone travel app available at iTunes.com.IF YOU GO The McCord Museum is at 690 Sherbrooke St. W. The museum is open daily. Adult Admission costs $19 for adults, $15 for seniors, $13 for students, $38 for families, and free for children 12 and under (discounts available for admittance without the Kelly exhibit). Wednesday evening discounts offer free admission from 5 to 9 p.m.; or $7.50 with admission to the Grace Kelly exhibit. Call (514) 398-7100 or visit www.mccord-museum.qc.ca.