Sewn from suede of a wild reindeer, the apron
symbolized the mother-beastthe shaman's ancestor.
In the central part of the belly and on the bottom
there are rectangular bands embroidered with hairs
from the beards of reindeer and decorated with a
striped design. Attached to the upper and lower bands
are tubular metal pendants, which symbolize the
"voices" of spirits. The bottom of the apron is decorated
with dense fringe representative of a bird.
Suede of reindeer, iron, leather, hair from the beards of reindeer.
Length 102 cm, width 44 cm.
Coll. No. 2245-304.