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: 16 x 12 x 29 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 6 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 11 7/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7091

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