Wall Hanging Sewing Bag

Canadian Inuit
Eastern Arctic


collected 1929-1930

Tanned caribou hide, seal skin, cotton cloth, ribbon, glass beads, and thread

Overall: 6 1/4 × 8 11/16 in. (15.8 × 22 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert O. Fernald, Class of 1936



Place Made: Labrador or Baffin Island, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Sewing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view


Collected by Dr. Adelbert W. Fernald (1871-1958) on the 1929 and 1930 MacMillan Expeditions to Baffin Island and Labrador, given to his son Robert Osborn Fernald (1914-2003, Class of 1936), Punta Gorda, Florida; given to present collection, 1958.

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