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Parka model

atigi “parka”
Language: Qawiaraq Iñupiaq

Also called:
aŋutim atigaa “men’s parka”
Language: Qawiaraq Iñupiaq

Also called:
aŋutim atigaa aatqatilik “men’s parka with mittens”
Language: Qawiaraq Iñupiaq

When old ladies were younger, they used to make fancy parky [parka] or fancy boots.

—Anna Etageak, 2001

This fancy parka for a man—sewn in miniature for practice of perhaps to fit a large doll—is made of caribou fawn skin with wolverine trim. The mittens are attached by a string, to wear around the neck.

Culture: Iñupiaq
Region: Norton Sound, Alaska
Village: Unalakleet
Object Category: Clothing
Object Type: Parka
Dimensions: Length 46cm
Accession Date: 1869
Source: W. H. Dall (collector)
Museum: National Museum of Natural History
Museum ID Number: E007589