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File(s) under permanent embargo

Reason: File access is limited to the Blackfoot Digital Library [BDL] and to the Museums currently caring for the items.  Models will be freely viewable on the Mootookakio’ssin microsite of the BDL.   Limiting access to full photogrammetric datasets is a community-led decision safeguarding and protecting against misuse of community ‘assets’.

Photogrammetric dataset of ABDUA:5607 (Moccasin) at Aberdeen University Museums and Special Collections

posted on 2022-03-02, 17:12 authored by Thomas AllisonThomas Allison, Louisa MinkinLouisa Minkin, Concepts Have Teeth

Catalogue Description: Multi-coloured floral beadwork design, red cloth on underside of flaps, fine deer hide. Made from 3 pieces. Main part: fine hide. Cuffs sewn on separately from thicker hide. Below the top cuff is a secondary cuff comprising red "stroud" edged with blue trim that has been machine-sewed on. Shoe laces tied at back. The beads are 'greasy' colours. Pink, blue, brown, green. No sign of wear. Probably worn by a woman or teenage boy.

Photogrammetric dataset of 166 jpeg images, taken on project visit to Aberdeen University Museums and Special Collections, Marischal College, Aberdeen, September 2021.


Concepts Have Teeth, And Teeth That Bite Through Time: digital imaging and Blackfoot material culture in UK museums.

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