Dance Apron

About this object

History of use

Dance apron.

Cultural context

shamanism ?

Physical description

Hide apron with a curved bottom edge cut into a fringe with a row of metal cones and deer hooves attached. Two bands of off-white, dark brown and grey quill work are stitched across the apron body, each with a hide fringe incorporating what appear to be seeds and red quills, followed by a row of metal cones. Cord ties at top corners.