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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection

 

Doll

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Accession no.: N: 244c
Title: Doll
Description: Doll, man. 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:

Man. Body is made from cream cotton fabric; stuffing unknown. Facial features (eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth, whiskers on upper lip and chin) and hair are outlined in black ink. Upper body and back of head are light blue to represent a shirt with upstanding hood. Lower body and legs (to below knees) are dark blue. Structural sewing is with white cotton thread.

Related record(s):
  • 244 a-g dolls
Dimensions:
  • Width: 208mm, height: 140mm, length: 220mm
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