From: Siberia | Amur River

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 2003-43-6
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nivkh | Ulchi
Provenience Siberia | Amur River
Culture Area Siberia
Section American
Materials Fishskin | Hide | Cotton | Silk | Metal
Technique Woven | Appliqued | Painted | Tooled | Sewn

Woman's coat of undyed cottton. Chinese style buttoning down right hand side. Spherical metal buttons. Cut hide loops. Collar, shoulders, cuffs, placket and hem decorated with strips of dark blue, red, orange, yellow, tan, light blue, and undyed cotton strips. A series of metal discs attached with hide loops decorate the center of the hem. Back of the coat is decorated with scroll designs of silk wrapped around cut gut and apppliqued to hide (?) which in turns is appliqued to the cotton material. Sides are decorated with painted skin, appliqued (red, black, orange).

Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1899.1.6 - Other Number | 387/26 - Other Number | 74-1-115 - Other Number

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