Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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leather piece
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • leather piece, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 47 x 43 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 1/2 x 16 7/8 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6082

The nearly rectangular piece of sealskin has rounded corners. It is currently folded into rough thirds. One edge is fairly light, though most of it is brown. One end has been sewn, but the second piece in no longer there.