Cream felted wool jacket, lined with tartan textile and with green fabric edging on the sleeves, pockets, and bottom hem. The jacket is hooded, and the hood is edged with fur. The jacket is fastened with a metal zip. There is embroidered decoration around the bottom, pockets, and sleeves, depicting sled dogs. On the reverse, the bottom edge is embroidered with two figures hunting polar bears, and an igloo in the centre.

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