Child's Caribou Skin Parka

Tanana, Dene (Athabascan), Alaska, Subarctic

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collected 1929-1930

Caribou skin, muskrat, wool and dye (red, green)

Overall: 33 7/16 in. (85 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Professor Robert A. McKennan, Class of 1925

30.2.4598

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view

Course History

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

Provenance

Collected by Professor Robert Addison McKennan [Dartmouth Class of 1925, 1903-1982) [during his field research studying the Tanana and Chandalar people of the Upper Tanana River, Alaska], 1929-1930; given to present collection, 1930.

Old Number

Red No. 30.1

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