Buckskin Shirt with Quill Embroidery

Buckskin shirt worn by the native Indian chief Wanatak, who died in 1837. Buckskin shirt worn by the native Indian chief Wanatak, who died in 1837. Image © National Museums Scotland. Acc. no. A.1942.1.

The National Museums Scotland holds a buckskin shirt with painted decoration and quill embroidery. It dates to the early nineteenth century and was owned by Chief Wanatak, who died in 1837. the Museums also hold Chief Wanatak's leggings acc. nos. A.1942.1 A and B.

See also North American quillwork.

National Museums of Scotland online catalogue (retrieved 5 December 2016).

WV

Last modified on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 16:59