noun plural re·ga·lia \ri-ˈgāl-yə\

: special clothes and decorations (such as a crown or scepter) for official ceremonies

: special clothing of a particular kind

:  royal rights or prerogatives
a :  the emblems, symbols, or paraphernalia indicative of royalty

b :  decorations or insignia indicative of an office or membership

:  special dress; especially :  finery
In the short story What You Pawn I will Redeem Paragraph 13
“That’s my grandmother’s powwow regalia in your window,” I said. “Somebody stole it from her fifty years ago, and my family has been searching for it ever since.”
Inside this sentence, the powwow regalia is a special clothing that Indian people sew perhaps for special ceremonies. When he finally redeemed it at the end, he put it on and danced like his grandmother used to.

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