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Item ID# 2003.002.012
Object Name Coat
Object Name 2 Koolatuk
Year Range from 1963
Year Range to 1983
Description A white wool coat with fur trim hood. The coat has a hand embroidered design of a mountain with blue, red and yellow sky in between. This pattern repeats along the collar, front pockets, cuffs and the bottom edge. The bottom of the coat has embroidered Inuit people and arctic wildlife. The coat has a full zipper down the centre. The hood is lined with silver fox fur and has green and yellow tassels.
Provenance The coat belonged to Archbishop James A. Watton, originally of Southampton, who served the diocese of Moosonee between 1963 and 1980.
The coat was created by an unknown Northern Ojibway/Cree artist in Northern Ontario or Quebec.
Dimensions W-137.5 L-136 cm
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Search Terms / Places Southampton