Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature float
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • miniature float, 1890s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 5.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 2 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5595

The small wooden carving of a float has a seal shaped body with two tied stumps and head and tail stumps. It is light brown.