Objects
Shaman's breastplate. Udege
Shaman's breastplate. Udege
Title
Shaman's breastplate
Ethnic groups
Territory
Primorsky Oblast, Ussuri Krai, river Kusun
Date
late 19th - early 20th century
Collectors-person
Material
Fur (brown bear); leather (elk – Alces alces); paint; fur (red squirrel – Sciurus vulgaris); cloth (cotton); threads: plant fiber: cotton; metal: iron
Dimensions
length 77.0; width 20.0
Number
РЭМ 1870-39
Annotation
Rectangular leather breastplate with two wide straps made of brown and black vertical rectangles. On the horizontal rectangular base of the breastplate there are 5 iron figurines of lizards (myaonki - a genus of sevokhi). Two similar figurines of lizards are attached to the bottom of the belts. The breastplate was trimmed all around with fur. Abstract by V.V. Gorbacheva