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Coat

Object Number:2003-43-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nivkhi
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Fishskin
Leather
Metal
Technique:Appliqued
Tanned
Sewn
Painted
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.9 - Other Number
74-1-110 - Other Number
388/27 - Other Number

Description

Woman's coat in Chinese style; fastened along right hand side; consisting of strips of fishskin sewn together; collar, placket, and hem decorated with red and black painted strips; tooled brass discs attached with colored fishskin strips along upper hem; three metal spherical buttons with fishskin loops; backside of coat decorated with appliqued fishskin cut in a scrolled design; similar applique work on shoulders and upper sleeve.

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