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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection



Accession no.: N: 1074b
Title: Parka
Description: Parka, inner, duffle. Labrador Inuit. Aqvituq (Hopedale), Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada, 1942.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Labrador Inuit
Former cultural affiliation Labrador Eskimo
Current place name Canada > Newfoundland > Labrador > Aqvituq
Former place name Canada > Newfoundland > Labrador > Hopedale
Gender male
Getty AAT Parkas
Field collection:
Person bingham
Place Canada > Newfoundland > Labrador > Aqvituq (Hopedale)
Date 10/1942
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Inner, thigh-length with straight bottom edge and pointed hood. Made from cream/white duffle in four piece construction. A single piece forms the back and hood; a another piece forms the front extending over the shoulders and seamed on the back of the shoulders; full-length sleeves are each made from a single piece. Hood opening trimmed with brown/cream fur. Structural sewing is by hand and machine using white cotton thread.

Related record(s):
  • 1074 a outer parka, cotton fabric
  • Width: 765mm (bottom edge), length: 1170mm (centre back)