Child's Summer Boots

Labrador Inuit (Labradormiut), Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1929-1930

Seal skin and sinew

Overall: 6 1/4 × 1 7/8 × 4 15/16 in. (15.8 × 4.8 × 12.5 cm)

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

158.25.14217

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Footwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Exhibition History

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.

Arctic Hot Spot, Hopkins Center Display Case, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11, 1974.

Provenance

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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