A fringe like this would be attached to the bottom edge of the back-cape on a woman’s dress. Tanned caribou skin was cut into slender thongs that were then intricately wrapped in alternate pairs with dyed porcupine quills to give a netted effect.
Dimension: 542 x 213 mm
Given by B.R. Ross, Fort Simpson, 1862
Museum Number: National Museums of Scotland/A848.13