Trousers - Part Of No. 884 Summer Dress

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Specimen Count
1
FROM CARD: "OBJECT IS ILLUS.: FIG. 7, P. 117 "YUKON RIVER ATHAPASKAN COSTUME IN THE 1860'S" BY KATE DUNCAN IN FACES, VOICES & DREAMS; DIVISION OF ALASKA STATE MUSEUMS; 1987. OBJECT IS IDENTIFIED THERE AS SUMMER TROUSERS, PEEL RIVER KUTCHIN. COLLECTED 1860S BY ROBERT KENNICOTT. TANNED CARIBOU HIDE, RED AND WHITE PONY BEADS, RED OCHRE." Catalogue Nos. 884, 885, 886, 887 and 888 form a set.
Illus. Fig. 4.48 p. 191 in Thompson, Judy. 2013. Women's work, women's art: nineteenth-century northern Athapaskan clothing. Gatineau: Canadian Museum of Civilization. Identified there as moccasin-trousers, part of a woman's summer outfit (with E884), Gwich'in, tanned caribou hide, red ochre, glass beads.
Record Last Modified
9 Feb 2016
Topic
Ethnology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Donor Name
Robert Kennicott
Collector
Robert Kennicott
Length
100cm
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Place
Peel River / Mackenzie River (lower), Northwest Territories, Canada, North America
Accession Date
1863
Object Type
Moccasin Trousers
Accession Number
000177
USNM Number
E885-0
Culture
Kutchin (Gwich'in)