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Coat

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
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

Description

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).

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