An Inuk Women Processing Sealskin

Abraham POV, Inuit / Canadian, 1927 - 1994
Canadian Inuit
Eastern Arctic


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Steatite stone

Overall: 13 3/4 × 5 7/8 × 6 11/16 in. (35 × 15 × 17 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein



Place Made: Inukjuak (Port Harrison), Nunavik, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American


Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view


Incised, on bottom: CAF / c [encircled] 82 artist's name [Inuktitut syllabics] / A525518 / partial sticker: Canadian Eskimo Art [Certificate of Authenticity]

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.


The Guild Shop, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, June 9, 1984; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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