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Fox fur parka
Greenland clothing

ca. 1908
37 3/8 in. (95 cm)

Object Type: clothing
Creation Places: North America, Greenland, Northwest Greenland
Medium and Support: fox fur on polar bear fur
Credit Line: Gift of May Fogg
Accession Number: 1985.9.1
A traditional Inughuit fox fur parka, presumably made for Donald MacMillan. Inughuit women trap foxes and sew the fragile skins into very warm parkas. Some of Peary's men had fox fur parkas, although these were too warm for the hard work of sledging over the sea ice.

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