Girl's Boots, Part of a Girl's Costume made for Mona Jean Lloyd (Mollerup)

Unidentified Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit) maker
Eastern Arctic


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Seal skin, hide, cotton cloth, silk, lace, dye, embroidery thread, thread

Overall: 23 7/16 × 9 1/16 × 8 7/16 in. (59.5 × 23 × 21.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mona Lloyd



Place Made: Nuuk, Greenland, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Footwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Dartmouth in the Arctic, at the Institute on Canada & United States, Dickey Endowment, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 15-October 15, 1989.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.


Made for Mona Jean Lloyd (Mollerup), daughter of Dartmouth Professor Trevor Lloyd (1906-1995), Canadian Consul in Greenland, in Godthaab, Greenland, about 1945; given to present collection, 1957.

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