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Kayak Shirt

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Object Number:30-25-127
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Prince William Sound
Cordova
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Bear Gutskin
Cotton
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1930

Description

Gut-skin kayak shirt. Made of intestines of bear and bound with cotton cloth. Belonged to Elizabeth's grandfather and probably at one time had a hood and drawstring for fastening to kayak.

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