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Hair embroidery in Siberia and North America

A Narrative of Travel, with an Account of the Recent Vicissitudes and Present Position of the Country

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        StatementPittRivers Museum
        PublishersPittRivers Museum
        LC Classifications1954
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 62 p. :
        Number of Pages44
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        ISBN 10nodata
        2Occasional papers on technology -- 7.
        3Occasional papers on technology / Pitt Rivers Museum -- 7

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Fauna of the Aleutian Islands and Alaska Peninsula. New York: The Ronald Press, Co. Alfred Gardner of the Department of Interior, for assistance in hair identification; Walter Brown of the SEM Laboratory, NMNH, for pigment analysis; and Martin Burke of the Division of Conservation, National Museum of American History, for providing gunpowder samples.


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The medulla of the polar bear hair is much more substantial; it has no breaks and is at least half the diameter of the shaft. The caribou and seal fur are the most distinctive. He started work in the secretary's office at the University Museum in Oxford now the University Museum of Natural History in 1928 as a junior assistant. Usually, though not always, this information is known to the conservator.

JAIC 1986, Volume 25, Number 1, Article 1 (pp. 01 to 13)

This is yet another example of the great importance of documentation of any treatment. Bastien, moosehair embroidery from Sister Beatrice Leduc, and embroidered moccasins from Sir Francis G. The findings are published today in the American Journal of Human Genetics. The work was done at the Anthropology Conservation Laboratory of the National Museum of Natural History NMNHSmithsonian Institution.

Close visual inspection indicated that it was pigment, and a sample examined under polarized light was found to be opaque, fibrous and isotropic—in short, charcoal-like and interspersed with translucent anisotropic red triangular platelets. Although not all of these animals are found on all of the Aleutian Islands, it is reasonable to assume that if caribou skins was obtained by trade, other skins could have been procured in the same manner.

The book discusses the use of Hair embroidery in Siberia and North America and reindeer including caribou hair from the Yenisei River by way of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands to northern New England, and the interactions of native and European artistic styles on the craft, analysing over twenty techniques, with criteria for the definitive identification of the various hairs and for avoiding their confusion with porcupine quills. It must be long enough for easy handling; thick enough to be readily visible; white, or only very lightly pigmented, so as to accept dyes: and capable of being folded, flattened or creased sufficiently to obscure the thread used for stitching.

The annual reports for 1984 do not mention his death. Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. The soles showed no sign of wear. Non-quantitative energy dispersive x-ray analysis was then performed on both samples by Walter Brown, National Museum of Natural History, using a Cambridge Stereoscan 250 MK2.