From: Canada | Repulse Bay

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA2844
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Eskimo
Provenience Canada | Repulse Bay
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Glass | Caribou Hide

Woman's inner parka made from caribou hide. The hood is sized to accomodate a baby supported by straps on the wearer's back. Beadwork patterns parallel traditional tattoo designs. A top-sail schooner, possibly the collector's ship the "Era," is depicted at the base of the hood, seen upside down when worn.

Length 82 cm
Credit Line Purchased from George Comer, 1913

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