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Title
Woman's primitive dress, Tolowa
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 13, plate 461
Creator
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Publication Information
E. S. Curtis (Seattle); The University Press (Cambridge, Mass)
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
West-ography, re-imaging the West
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
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.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00337.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/337
Language
English
Subject
Clothing and dress
Coasts
Costume
Jewelry
Marine photography
Native Americans
Photogravure
Tolowa Indians
Women's clothing
Source
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
Relation
West-ography, re-imaging the West - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll8

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