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Hair ornament Hair ornament

Hair ornament, with horse tail, of dyed porcupine quillwork and feathers, worn in the war dance: North America, USA, possibly Lakota (Sioux), mid - late 19th century

Pipe bag Pipe bag

Pipe bag, of buckskin, decorated with beads, dyed horsehair, and tin cones, fringed with thongs and strips of rawhide wrapped with porcupine quills, used to hold both pipe and tobacco: North America, USA, Northern or Central Plains, possibly Lakota Sioux or Cheyenne, late 19th century

Belt Belt

Belt of dyed porcupine quill work on leather: North America, Canada, Athabaskan, Mackenzie River District

Moccasin Moccasin

Moccasin of tanned moose skin, with tanned caribou skin vamps: North America, Canada, Alberta, Fort Chipewyan, c. 1859

Dress Dress

Dress, of tanned smoked caribou skin, with slit neck and shirt-type collar tying with thongs, and rectangular cape hanging from shoulders across back, decorated with thongs wrapped with red and white porcupine quills, part of a woman's summer outfit: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Great Slave Lake, Tłı̨chǫ, 1860

Belt Belt

Belt, comprising a band of loom-woven red and white porcupine quills mounted on tanned caribou skin, stitched to dress at waist centre-back and tying at front with thongs, part of a woman's summer outfit: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Great Slave Lake, Tłı̨chǫ, c. 1860

Costume, man's summer Costume, man's summer

Shirt of tanned caribou skin with round neck and pointed lower edge, decorated with applied quillwork, red ochre, and thong fringes wrapped with quills and strung with silverberry seeds and beads, sewn with sinew, part of a man's summer outfit: North America, Canada, Yukon or Northwest Territories, Gwich'in, c. 1860

Tunic, man's Tunic, man's

Tunic of tanned calf moose skin decorated with porcupine quillwork, beads, quilled fringes and red ochre, part of a man's summer outfit: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Gwich'in, c. 1862

Tunic Tunic

Tunic, of tanned caribou skin, decorated with trade beads, dentalium shells and quilled fringe, part of a Gwich'in man's summer outfit: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Gwich'in, c. 1862

Fringe Fringe

Fringe for a woman's dress, of tanned caribou skin, cut into thongs wrapped in alternate pairs with red, blue and white porcupine quills to give a netted effect and strung with white beads: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Slavey, c. 1862

Belt, man's Belt, man's

Man's belt of porcupine quillwork edged with dyed crane quills and moose hair: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Tłı̨chǫ

Belt Belt

Porcupine quill belt in process of making: North America, Canada, Slavey

Belt, man's Belt, man's

Man's belt comprising a band of red, white, blue and yellow loom-woven porcupine quills coloured with European aniline dyes, not yet attached to a tanned caribou skin band: North America, Canada, Northwest Territories, Fort Simpson, Tłı̨chǫ

Belt Belt

Belt of dyed porcupine quills and moose hair on leather: North America, Canada, Strongbow, from Fort Liard

Belt Belt

Belt of porcupine quillwork on leather with European dyes: North America, Canada, Slavey

Belt, woman's Belt, woman's

Woman's belt of reindeer leather with band of plaited porcupine quillwork: North America, Canada, Slavey

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