Woman's Beaded and Fringed Wedding Dress
Arts of the Americas
Caribou hide, caribou teeth, wood, beads
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Frank L. Babbott Fund
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Inupiaq. Woman's Beaded and Fringed Wedding Dress, 1900-1930. Caribou hide, caribou teeth, wood, beads, 63 x 29 in. (160 x 73.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 36.31. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.31.jpg)
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Woman's wedding dress of caribou hides with the fur on the inside of the costume, long sleeved with a hood. It is decorated with bead design on the front bib, epaulets and hood in blue, white, red, yellow and other colors. It has fringes on the epaulets and hood of white, blue, red and yellow with beads and teeth. The bottom edge which is curvilinear has a hide fringe. Three wooden amulets are suspended from the neck.
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