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Woman’s summer outfit: Dress

Tanned caribou skin tailored in European style with gathered skirt attached to high-waisted front-opening bodice, and set-in sleeves gathered at the shoulders. Thong fringes at the waist and lower part of skirt. Sewn with sinew. Part of a set including leggings and moccasins.

Dimensions: 1220 x 541 mm.

Provenance: Dogrib, Fort Rae, Great Slave Lake.

Given by B.R. Ross, Fort Simpson, 1859.

Museum Number: A.481.3