1954.9.26

Dog harness decorated with quillwork. [ZM 15/8/2005]

Place details: N AMERICA. Canada?. Cultural Group: NE Subarctic Cree Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Animal Skin / Porcupine Quill Animal / Animal Hair Yarn / Textile / ?. Processes: Quillwork / Stitched / Dyed / Woven / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 665 mm Max W (inc fringe) = 555 mm When Collected: By 1932 Acquired: Donated 1954 Other Numbers: Beasley no. 21.10.1932

KEYWORD: Animal Harness / Dog Accessory / CLASS: Animal Gear / Transport / ?.

Object description: Dog harness: 2 side-pieces of dressed skin decorated with fine quillwork joined by semi-circular strap in front, band of webbing on back, skin strap behind. [E.S-R 'DCF 2004-2006 What's Upstairs?' 7/1/2005]