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Karen Stemmle

Skiing, Sarajevo

Red wool parka with fur on the outer rim of hood. On the right top front section of coat is the Olympic logo with “Savajevo” sewn below it. On the two front pockets and the lower back of the parka are embroidered characters that appear to be influenced by commonly held perspectives of Inuit culture. This coat was worn by Stemmle at the 1984 Team Canada Opening Ceremonies Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

SPECIFICATIONS

Object #
SH2016.02.02

Description
Red wool parka with fur on the outer rim of hood. On the right top front section of coat is the Olympic logo with “Savajevo” sewn below it. On the two front pockets and the lower back of the parka are embroidered characters that appear to be influenced by commonly held perspectives of Inuit culture. This coat was worn by Stemmle at the 1984 Team Canada Opening Ceremonies Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

Measurements
101.6 cm (l) x 58.4 cm (w)

Material
Exterior of parka is a wool blend, interior lining is a nylon blend, faux fur on rim of hood

Beliefs

Integrity and honesty is the foundation of success in both sport and life.