Clothing of Four Bears

But actually Four Bears [Mandan chief] had more iron in him than that. When he felt the fever come upon him he dressed in his most ceremonious garments. (Shirt of mountain sheepskin, quilled, bound with ermine skins, fringed with enemy scalps; deerskin leggings to the hip, quilled and fringed; quilled moccasins; warbonnet (from the Sioux); grizzlyclaw necklace; parfleche shield with cover of skunk fur; bow of horn backed with sinew (from the Nez Perces), arrow case of cougar skin; tobacco case of otter, catlinite pipe with skins of woodpeckers; medicine sack of beaver; lance and war club. And the robe which Catlin himself had reproduced: