Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • muff, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • bird skin
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 20 x 12 x 29 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 11 7/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7097

The white birdskin muff is edged with black feathers with white dots. It appears to be made from the skin of a single bird since there is only one seam.