Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of mittens
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • pair of mittens, mid 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • seal fur, sealskin, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: each 29 x 14 x 11 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: each 11 3/8 x 5 1/8 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0572.a,b

The pair of lght brown seal fur mittens has darker fur at the cuff and a light orange sealskin band separating the furs.