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: T/CANA/139

: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Outerwear, Women

: Dress, buckskin, elaborate beadwork, fringes. Tunic made of soft beige coloured buckskin with beaded and fringed decoration. Both front and back have a beaded panel to form a yoke using small beads in blue, black,white, red and pink. The lower edge is scalloped and similarly beaded with a hide fringe. Tied to the shoulder is a small handwritten card label “Canada Indian’s buckskincoat”on the reverse “Commonwealth Institute S.W. 7” Stamped diagonally across “COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE".

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: Commonwealth Institute Collection

: Northern Plains, Canada/USA, North America, Americas

: Transferred from the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, 2012