Pair of Men's Sunday Boots

Esther Marie Johanne Holm, Greenlandic, 1890 - unknown
Eastern Arctic


about 1944

Seal skin, seal fur, and thread

Overall: 14 3/16 × 4 13/16 × 9 5/8 in. (36 × 12.3 × 24.5 cm)

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


Made by Esther Marie Johanne Holm (1890-unknown), Frederik Nielsen's aunt, in Greenland for Professor Trevor Lloyd (1906-1995), Canadian Consul, 1945; given to present collection, 1959.

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