Non-Traditional Woman's Purse (Made for Retail Market)

Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit), Nuuk, West Greenland, Greenland, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1945

Seal skin, cloth, ivory, leather, and dye

Overall: 10 1/16 x 11 1/4 in. (25.5 x 28.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Joan G. and Trevor Lloyd

159.45.14669

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Purse

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Provenance

Collected in Greenland by Joan Glassco Lloyd and Professor Trevor Lloyd (1906-1995), Canadian Consul, 1945; given to present collection, 1959.

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