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Tunic  (Clothing/Garments)  "circa 1865"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1870

Materials:

Moose hide/skin, wool cloth, porcupine quills, glass bead/beads, metal items, dye/dyes, wool yarn, button/buttons

Techniques:

Sewn, appliqued, overlay beadwork, edge beaded, strung, quill-wrapped (flat), fringed

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Kaska Dena, Native Americans, North America, Northern Athapaskan, Subarctic, Western Subarctic

Site Name:

Upper Liard River

County:

Deh Cho Region

State:

Northwest Territories

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected by an official of the Hudson's Bay Company circa 1865; formerly in the collection of Mrs. E.C. McDonald; acquired by MAI in 1926.

Source ID:

NMAI_162853

Catalog Number:

15/1694

Album Name:

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