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This is the gala costume of Coast Athapascan women. The ordinary dress was a deerskin kilt with the opening at the front protected by a fringed apron of deerskin or of bark. Ordinarily the feet and the upper part of the body were bare.
Photogravure, 18.25 x 22.25 inches: The North American Indian; being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol.13 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library