- Museum number
Woman's parka; sewn of ground squirrel fur; parka with hood, lined with quilted cotton; decorated with white fur at wrists and bottom hem; three rectangles of white fur decorated with fur and red wool tassels attached to front.
- Production date
- 1950-1973 (?)
Length: 134 centimetres (including hood)
Width: 126 centimetres (arms outstretched)
Depth: 17 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Eth.Doc.1538. Made and worn by Mrs.James Kanuk from Kipnuk (d.1973; grandmother of vendor).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1993 7 Oct-1994 1 Feb, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, Netherlands; Arctic Clothing, a second skin
2001 15 Feb-27 May, BM Room 35; Annuraaq: Arctic Clothing from Igloolik
2020-2021 October-Feb, London, BM, Arctic: culture and climate
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchased by J.King from the maker's grandson John Kanuk, Bethel (originally from Kipnuk), 26.8.1990.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number