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Doll-like figure, articulated, carved of wood, dressed with high boots with black fur tops and embroidered decoration; fur jacket with embroidered panels on front; shirt with embroidered decoration; black/blue head band, with hair in pony tail wrapped in blue cloth; carrying separate baby in...

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Provenance

Acquired by the donor's husband, from local residents, while on a visit to Greenland in 1942.

Credit Line

Gift of Governor Carlton Skinner and Solange Skinner

Native American, Kalaallitt (Greenland Eskimo), about 1930–40

Object Place for Label

Greenland

Dimensions

Overall: 36.8 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm (14 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1819

Medium or Technique

Wood, fur, cloth

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture