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Woman's Parka with brown and white fur designs

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Fur (probably caribou), hide
DATES 1900-1930
DIMENSIONS 59 x 29 in. (149.9 x 73.7 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 36.42
CREDIT LINE Frank L. Babbott Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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
IMAGE overall, 36.42_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (79%)
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Womans Parka with brown and white fur designs