Boy's Parka

Canadian Inuit
Western Arctic


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about 1920

Caribou hide, seal fur, wolf fur, rabbit fur, cotton, cotton trim, sinew, thread

Overall: 23 7/16 × 26 3/4 in. (59.5 × 68 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. A. Lincoln Washburn, Class of 1935W



Place Made: District of Mackenzie, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Nichols, Winter 2012

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p.83 and p. 137, no. 1.


Collected by Dr. Albert Lincoln Washburn (1911-2007), Class of 1935, Professor of Geology (1953-1961), during his fieldwork (for his PhD dissertation at Yale University) on Victoria Island, Northwest Territories between 1938-1941;given to present collection by his wife, Barbara Tahoe Talbot Washburn (1911-2007), 1974.

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