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
  • sealskin
  • Object Length/Width: a) 16.5 x 12 cm
    Object Length/Width: a) 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in
    Object Length/Width: b) 16.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: b) 6 1/2 x 4 15/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0559.a,b
Label Text

These mittens were made from sealskin. Each mitten has a thumb on either side. They are brown.