Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woman holding a baby
  • unknown Canadian Inuit maker
  • woman holding a baby, 1960
  • Where object was made: Nunavut, Canada
  • stone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 15 x 12.5 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0605
Label Text

This is a very blocky carving of a seated woman holding a baby. Her legs are in front of her, meeting at the feet. She has wide shoulders, possibly the heavy clothing. Her hair is back in two braids. The baby is wrapped in a blanket. The sculpture is grey.