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Gut parka (123404.000)

Image | Fancy parka and boots, 1929

A woman from Gambell (1929) wears a decorated gut parka made from bleached seal intestines and knee-high, bleached sealskin boots.

Illustration by Florence Napaaq Malewotkuk; courtesy the University of Alaska Museum of the North, UA2004-047-001.