Woman's parka

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Culture/People
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Artist/Maker
Marie Tyson, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Previous owner
Mary Jane Lenz (MJL), Non-Indian, 1930-2016
Donor
Mary Jane Lenz (MJL), Non-Indian, 1930-2016
Object Name
Woman's parka
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, cotton thread
Techniques
Sewn
Dimensions
123.2 x 159.6 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
Native Term
kuspuk
Place
Saint Marys (Andreafsky, Negeqliq); Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created
1997
Collection History
Presented to Mary Jane Lenz (1930-2016, NMAI curator) in 1997 by members of a delegation of Yup'ik researchers; donated to NMAI by Mary Jane Lenz in 2010.
Catalog Number
26/7747
Barcode
267747.000
See related items
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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