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Parkas

Scope note

Use for hooded pullover garments reaching to the thighs or knees made usually of skins or hides and worn by Arctic native peoples; may also be used for similar garments made of water-repellent or windproof fabric for sports or military wear, constructed as a jacket or as a pullover. For hooded pullover hip-length garments made of weather-resistant material often with zipper closure at neck and drawstring hem, use "anoraks."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300046185

Broader Terms used

outerwear

Equivalent Terms used

parka

Created

12yrs ago

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