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

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

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collected 1953

Seal skin, leather, ivory, embroidery and cloth applique

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ellen M. Griswold

168.64.24389

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 by Evelyn and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Greenland, Summer 1953; given to Ellen M. Griswold (Mrs. John A.), Norwich, Vermont; given to present collection, 1968.

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