Woman's Parka with brown and white fur designs
Arts of the Americas
Fur (probably caribou), hide
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Frank L. Babbott Fund
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Inupiaq Eskimo (Native American). Woman's Parka with brown and white fur designs, 1900-1930. Fur (probably caribou), hide, 59 x 29 in. (149.9 x 73.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 36.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.42_PS5.jpg)
overall, 36.42_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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Woman's parka of brown and white fur (caribou?) with the brown used as a design on the white fur. It is trimmed in a hide fringe around the curvilinear back bottom and front edges. There is bordered white fur near the face area, fur on the sleeves cut to form stripes, geometric design on the chest and over the stomach flap. Fringe hangs from the hem of upper portion like a weskit and from shoulder epaulets. It was exhibited with 36.32.Note: photo in Luna is upside down.
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