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Traditional Aleutian Islands costumes

Traditional Aleutian folk costume in 1803.

Traditional russia Aleutian folk costume. Edward Harding. Costume of the Russian empire

Aleutian in his Winter Dress

Aleutian in his Winter Dress. Costume of the Russian empire.

THE inhabitants of the Aleutian Islands wear a species of tunic, which descends as low as the knee, and is generally decorated with leather fringe. It is made of the skin of sea fowls ; the females prefer the skins of otters, foxes, &c. Continue reading