Woman's Coat, Shoulder belt with a bag, and boots

Image by Musée départmental de Solutré
This outer summer garment includes a caftan with an apron positioned over the cut and the flaps. The caftan and the apron are decorated with geometrical designs embroidered with colored seed beads, bands of colored cloth, fringe, and white and brown fur trim. The middle of the apron is decorated with a festoon design and pendants of colored beads with leather fringe at their ends.

Yenisei region, Turukhansk District, Nizhnyaya Tunguska River basin, 1929.

Suede, reindeer fur, cloth, seed beads, metal, bead strings.

Length 79 cm, 80 cm, width 26 cm and 37 cm.

Coll. No. 4871-127/1, 2.

The belt is decorated with seed-bead embroidery and strings of colored beads.

Yenisei region, Yenisei District, village of Tunguska, 1913.

Suede, seed beads, bead strings.

Length 87 cm, width 5.5 cm.

Coll. No 8762-17774.

Worn in summer, these shoes are decorated with embroidery of colored seed beads, which form geometric designs, and inserts of colored cloth.

Yenisei region, Yenisei District, Podkamennaya Tunguska River basin, 1908.

Suede, seed beads, cloth.

Length 30 cm, sole 25 cm.

Coll. No. 1763-22/1, 2.

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