- Museum number
Parka, for a baby, with an inner fur-lining of home tanned muskrat skins,the bottom hem and cuffs edged with beaver, the exterior of blue cotton, the flared bottom edge decorated with diagonal stripes of flat braided material and tape, in Point Hope style. The hood has beaver to the inner edge, wolverine at the outer edge. Above the beaver edge at the bottom is a thin line of otter. The muskrat inner lining is covered with red cloth. There are two pockets at the front.
- Production date
Height: 56 centimetres (with hood up)
Width: 29 centimetres (at shoulders)
Width: 63 centimetres (at widest point)
Depth: 15 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Eth.Doc.1573. Nancy Myers is from Point Hope, but resident in Kotzebue, hence the decorative braiding at the bottom of the parka - a Point Hope trait.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2020-2021 October-Feb, London, BM, Arctic: culture and climate
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number