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, cotton cloth, ivory, and leather

Overall: 10 5/8 x 10 13/16 in. (27 x 27.5 cm)

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



North America, Greenland


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Purse


Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view


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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