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

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

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about 1950

Seal skin, cotton cloth lining, and ivory clasp

Overall: 11 13/16 × 13 3/16 in. (30 × 33.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Evelyn Stefansson Nef

2014.17.25

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

Evelyn Stefansson Nef (1913-2009); bequeathed to present collection, 2009; catalogued 2014.

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