A Blackfoot buckskin shirt that once belonged to Crowfoot. It is stained with ochre and painted with brown stripes, trimmed with glass beads, quill-wrapped hair, fine red trade-cloth, ermine fur tassels, red-dyed feathers and brass bells. The dye used to stain the feathers is the same substance used to dye tradecloth.
|Full Name||buckskin shirt|
|Material||deerskin ; tradecloth; ermine; feathers; hairquillhide|
|Collection class||Clothing and accessories|
|Production county||Northern Plains,Alberta|
|Production continent||North America|
|Production year high||1870s|
|Function detail||worn with leggings on important occasions|