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Parka

Object Number:97-48-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Greenland
Angmagssalik
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Walrus Hide (uncertain)
Seal Hide (uncertain)
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-86-2 - Old Museum Number

Description

Of waterproof skin with drawing string at bottom. Decoration: applied openwork band of white depilated skin four inches below the top, edged with plain band of same: vertical openwork strip of same covering seam up the back.

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