Objects
Shaman's breast plate. Chukchee
Shaman's breast plate. Chukchee
Title
Shaman's breast plate
Ethnic groups
Chukchee
Territory
East Siberia, Primorsky Oblast, Anadyr district
Date
late 19th century
Collectors-person
Sokolnikov Nikolai P.
Material
Fur: natural: hide (larga seal); leather: natural leather: hide; leather: natural leather: suede: skin suede (reindeer); fibers: animal: wool: reindeer hair under neck; fur (domestic dog – Canis lupus familiaris); paint
Dimensions
diameter 14.5
Number
РЭМ 2105-3
Annotation
Part of the costume of the shaman of the transformed sex: it is a solar sign made from the skin of a reindeer. Concentric circles on the front surface are embroidered with reindeer hair. Such badges were rare attributes of the Chukchi shamans.