Inuit womans parka with embroidery. Inuit clothing is often elaborately decorated with beads, tassels, dyes, and colored thread. Styles vary from region to region, and often a persons locale can be deduced from details of their clothing.
Mary Yuusipik Singaqti Canadian, b. 1936 Summer Scenes, 1992 wool felt, embroidery floss on wool duffle 147 x 145 cm Collection of the Winnipeg Art Gallery; Acquired with funds from The Winnipeg Art Gallery Foundation Inc.
Eskimo Vest Seattle Washington Ca 1909 The face in the center goes by the name of Billiken - "God of things as they ought to be" The vest was collected from an eskimo at the Yukon Pacific exposition in 1909