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Parka

Object Number:NA11739
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Athapaskan
Provenience: Alaska
Yukon River Valley
Yukon River
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Caribou Hide
Glass
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1926
Other Number:112 - Other Number

Description

Caribou hide parka with brown fur on the exterior. Hooded, with white and brown strips of fur hanging from around the neck and hood. Beaded ornamentation on the reverse of the hood. Beads are wrapped around two strips of fringe in a yellow, black, yellow sequence. Between the beaded strips is a rope of black beads with a yellow and blue pendant at the center. Evidence of patch repairs.

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