University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:2003-43-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Evenk
Provenience: Siberia
Amur River
Culture Area: Siberia
Section:American
Materials:Fur
Glass
Leather
Felt
Stone
Technique:Sewn
Beaded
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1899.1.1 - Other Number
74-1-101 - Other Number
539/1 - Other Number

Description

Front opening coat of reindeer fur consisting of straight sided top with pleated skirt bottom. Pieced work. Front sides of opening decorated with strips of felt, colored hide and beads. Back decorated with beads and dyed (?) fur. Sleeves culminate in mittens. Green and white beads decorate skirt top. Hide ties at neck, chest and skirt top. Stones sewn into hem weigh the coat down.


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