Girl's parka

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Culture/People
Caribou Inuit (Caribou Eskimo) [Karnermiut/Qaermiut]
Collector
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957
Previous owner
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957
Seller
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Girl's parka
Media/Materials
Caribou hide/skin, glass bead/beads, wool cloth, caribou tooth/teeth
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork, strung
Dimensions
71 x 37 x 9.5 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
Native Term
amautik
Place
Chesterfield Inlet (Igluigaarjuk); Kivalliq Region (Keewatin); Nunavut; Canada
Date created
1900-1910
Collection History
Collected between 1913 and 1916 by Christian Leden (1882-1957, Arctic explorer); purchased by MAI from Christian Leden in 1917 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
6/7302
Barcode
067302.000
See related items
Caribou Inuit (Caribou Eskimo) [Karnermiut/Qaermiut]
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, As We Grow: Traditions, Toys, & Games
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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