Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shoulder bag
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • shoulder bag, late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, ivory
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 28.5 x 29 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 1/4 x 11 3/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5803

Rectangular bag with rounded corners. Flap on long side of rectangle. Ivory toggle on flap and small piece of ivory with a complementary hole for closure on the bag. Narrow strip of leather for strap. Dark brown.