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Weasel tail and Scalp lock shirt. Shoulder strips are beaded with geometric designs along with green studded spots in a lined pattern across the front and back of the shirt. Bright red coloured feathers hang from the scalps and tails. This shirt belonged to Red Crow, Chief of the Bloods at the time that Treaty 7 was signed.

Subject: Conservation, Clothing and dress, Hair, Kainai, Cultural property, Museums, Bundles, Art, War, Photographs, Men's clothing, Scalp, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Scalp lock shirt with painted front and back. Front painting is arrows in opposite directions up and down. The collar is a triangle of red painted material with a fringe of hair and quills. There is quill work over both shoulders and scalps lining both shoulders and across the back. The right sleeve has red and black horizontal stripes all the way up. The shirt is quite long suggesting it was used in the days before horses or close to the time of acquiring horses.

Subject: Conservation, Clothing and dress, Hair, Kainai, Cultural property, Museums, Bundles, Art, War, Photographs, Quill Work, Men's clothing, Scalp, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Leather dress with fringed bottom and sleeves. Fringes across the breast and beads in red and blue across the breast. Fringes on breast are decorated with small brass bells and brown coloured beads. The sleeves are decorated with white black and red short beads and grey long beads. around the neck and down the shoulders there are red, blue and black beads. Along the bottom there is a central red and black triangle made of cloth and two red and white squares also made of cloth. A line of red circles made of cloth and underneath a line of pink and blue beads right on the edge of the fringes at the bottom. The red circles go around the red and white squares but not the centre triangle.

Subject: Conservation, Kainai, Museums, Art, Women's clothing, Photographs, Beadwork, Dresses, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Mens leggings, fringed along the outsides with leather fringes. Orange and white coloured quills in a geometric design.

Subject: Conservation, Clothing and dress, Kainai, Museums, Art, Photographs, Quill Work, Leggings, Men's clothing, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Beaded leather saddle with classic floral designs in the four corners. There are four flaps with very colourful geometric designs and tassels hanging at the four corners as well.

Subject: Travel, Kainai, Museums, Art, Photographs, Beadwork, Horses, Saddles, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Stone club made in an oval shape. Both ends are pointed. The handle, stone wrapping and tail end are all decorated in bead work. Two white plumes adorn the club end. There is some kind of fibre wrapping around the middle of the shaft. The tail end is triangular with morning star and mistaken morning star designs along the edges and leather tassels.

Subject: Hunting, Kainai, Museums, Art, Weapons, Photographs, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Scalp amulet decorated with quills, a round piece of shell, rattle snake buttons, feathers and a lock of human hair

Subject: Snakes, Hair, Kainai, Museums, Bundles, Art, Scalp, British Museum, Amulets, Photographs, Quill Work

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Painted shield depicting a man and a bull on one side, a man killing an enemy on the other with eagle feathers used as fringe on the edge. This shield is small most likely used in ceremony or when riding a horse. There are small red plumes at the base and tip of each feather.

Subject: Museums, Bundles, Art, Armed Forces, War, Weapons, Photographs, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Brave Dogs Head Dress. Small leather band with two small inward facing horns decorated with upholstery studs, brass bells, dew claws, leather fringe, bead work and red trade cloth.

Subject: Crazy Dog Society, Dogs, Clothing and dress, Cultural property, Museums, Bundles, Photographs, Headdress, Headgear, Horn headdress, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Small straight up head dress with downy red plumes on the ends of prairie chicken feathers. The band is studded with upholstery tacks and the trailer is decorated with thimbles and hide.

Subject: Clothing and dress, Museums, Bundles, Photographs, Headdress, Headgear, British Museum, Straight up headdress

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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