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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection



Accession no.: N: 130b
Title: Trace
Description: Trace, dog. Kitaamiut (West Greenlanders). Illorsuit, Ubekendt Ejland, Uummannap kommunea (Uummannaq District), Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa (West Greenland), 1938.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Kilamiut
Former cultural affiliation West Greenlanders
Current place name Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa > Uummannap kommunea > Ubekendt Ejland > Illorsuit
Former place name West Greenland > Uummannaq District > Ubekendt Island > Igdlorssuit
Getty AAT Traces
Field collection:
Person carmichael
Organisation cwge
Place Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa (West Greenland) > Uummannap kommunea (Uummannaq District) > Ubekendt Ejland > Illorsuit (Igdlorsssuit)
Date 1938
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Line is made of dehaired dark brown seal skin. One end of line is threaded and looped through holes in pointed ivory (walrus - from register entry) toggle. Opposite end is threaded and spliced through hole in tear-drop shaped bone (whale - from register entry) toggle.

Related record(s):
  • 125 b (harness)
  • Width: 15mm (at widest point), length: 4380mm