Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fur hat
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • fur hat, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • seal fur, sealskin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 8 x 27.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 10 13/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7092

The hat is made from mottled light brown seal fur. It has no brim, but the hat is edged with a darker brown fur and a thin band of light colored leather.