Fur accessories associated with the American Fur Company

Color image of woman's white ermine tippet and muff set made c.1840.

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Woman's white ermine tippet and muff set made c.1840 from pelts collected by traders working for the American Fur Company. Worn by Sarah Alexandrine Sibley, sister of American Fur Company agent Henry Sibley, during an 1840 visit to Washington, DC.

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Minnesota Historical Society

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