Harness for riding reindeer

Image by Musée départmental de Solutré
The harness is decorated with embroidery of seed beads, hairs from the beards of reindeer, and bone plates with geometrical designs.

Yenisei region, Turukhansk District, Nizhnyaya Tunguska River basin, 1913.

Cured hide of reindeer, cloth, metal, hair from the beards of reindeer, seed beads.

Length 134 cm, width 25 cm.

Coll. No. 2864-62.

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