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Gut parka

chigdax^ “gut parka”
Язык: Unangam Tunuu (Eastern Aleut dialect)

Women sewed waterproof “raincoats” using the gut (intestine) of any large sea mammal. The design includes a hood with drawstring. Men always wore this chigdax^ [gut parka] or kamleika (Russian) in their kayaks to keep dry, usually with a birdskin parka underneath.

Культура: Unangax (Aleut)
Регион: Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Категрия предмета: Clothing
Тип предмета: Parka, gut
Размеры: длина 163cm
Музей: Национальный музей естественной истории
Идентификационный номер музея: E168576