skip to primary navigation skip to content


You are not currently logged in

Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection




More (all) images of this article below

Accession no.: N: 244a
Title: Doll
Description: Doll, woman. Kitaamiut (West Greenlanders). Uummannaq, Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa (West Greenland), 1928-1929 ?
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Kilamiut
Former cultural affiliation West Greenlanders
Current place name Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa > Uummannaq
Former place name West Greenland > Umanak
Getty AAT Dolls
Field collection:
Person hutchison
Place Kalaallit Nunaata Kitaa (West Greenland) > Uummannaq
Date 1928
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Woman. Body is made from cream cotton fabric; stuffing unknown. Facial features (eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth) and hair are outlined in black ink. She is wearing a blue fabric headscarf and red tartan thigh-length shirt. Knee-length trousers are outlined in black/dark blue ink with pink decoration applied vertically down the front of each leg. Feet and legs are stained pink. Structural sewing is with white cotton thread.

Related record(s):
  • 244 a-g dolls
  • Width: 187mm, height: 115mm, length: 205mm
All images for this article: Image Image