Men's Double-Thumbed Sealskin Mittens

Unidentified Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit) maker, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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1897

Seal skin and dog fur lining

Overall: 12 5/8 in. (32 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William Stickney, Class of 1900W

164.21.15432

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 05, Introduction to Archaeology, Nathaniel Kitchel, Summer 2019

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Artic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 1-4, 1991.

Arctic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 18-21, 1994.

Arctic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 15-16, 1993.

Arctic Day, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, Vermont, February 14-18, 1992.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 20, no.41.

Provenance

Collected by William Stickney, Class of 1900 (1878-1924), as a member [as a Dartmouth student] of Robert E. Peary's 1897 Arctic Expedition, 1897; to his wife, Jean Aiken Stickney (1886-unknown), Rutland, Vermont, at the time of his death in 1924; given to present collection, 1964.

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