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Coat

Object Number:2003-43-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nanai
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Fishskin
Cotton
Lining
Technique:Tanned
Sewn
Woven
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.7 - Other Number
74-1-111 - Other Number

Description

Adult coat. Chinese style. Buttons on right hand side. Consisting of strips of raw fishskin sewn together and lined with blue cotton fabric; loops and knotted buttons of gut; cloth hem of two shades of blue; bodice decorated with floral scroll design hand painted in red, yellow, blue, green, and black; cuffs similiarly decorated.

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