shirt (clothing: outerwear)

Tanned leather shirt or tunic with a textile neckband, with four hook and eye fastenings along the neck line. The cuffs are also made from textile, and attached to the bottom of the sleeves. Both the neckband and cuffs are decorated with bands of polychrome beadwork. Three panels of dark blue textiles with polychrome floral beadwork are attached accross the shoulders and either side of the neck line. Some areas of the body have been lost, and neckband has become partially detached.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: