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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Caribou Inuit (Caribou Eskimo) [Sharwaktormiut]  Search this
Collector:
Sergeant William Osborne Douglas (W.O. Douglas), Non-Indian, ca. 1895-1978  Search this
Previous owner:
Sergeant William Osborne Douglas (W.O. Douglas), Non-Indian, ca. 1895-1978  Search this
Possible owner:
Edward Wade Darbey, Non-Indian, 1872-1922  Search this
Edith H. Darbey (Edith H. Parker/Mrs. Edward W. Darbey), Non-Indian, 1875-1965  Search this
Possible seller:
Edith H. Darbey (Edith H. Parker/Mrs. Edward W. Darbey), Non-Indian, 1875-1965  Search this
MAI agent:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's parka
Media/Materials:
Caribou hide/skin, wool cloth, glass bead/beads, caribou tooth/teeth, metal items, walrus ivory, coin/coins, ammunition cartridge/cartridges, brass bell/bells, brass button/buttons, hide thong/babiche, thread, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, strung, fringed
Dimensions:
143 x 65 x 30 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
Native Term:
tuilli
Place:
Yathkyed Lake; Kivalliq Region (Keewatin); Nunavut; Canada
Date created:
1890-1920
Collection History:
Collected by Sergeant William Osborne Douglas (ca. 1895-1978, of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police) between 1913 and 1923; possibly acquired by Edward Wade Darbey (1872-1922, a Winnipeg, Manitoba, taxidermist and owner of an Indian curio store); purchased for MAI in 1925 in Winnipeg by anthropologist and MAI field agent William (Willem) Wildschut (1883-1955), possibly from Edward Darbey's widow, Edith H. Parker Darbey (1875-1965).
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Catalog Number:
13/7198
Barcode:
137198.000
See related items:
Caribou Inuit (Caribou Eskimo) [Sharwaktormiut]
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_147270