Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven leather belt
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • woven leather belt, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, sinew, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 85.5 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 33 5/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2066

The sealskin leather belt has a woven portion in blue-green on the outside of the panel, then yellow, white, and faded red in the middle. One end is a rounded tab with undecorated seakskin leather. The other end is squared.