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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection




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Accession no.: N: 244f
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 red fabric headscarf; strip of cream fabric overlays edge. She is dressed in a thigh-length fabric shirt printed with black circles and dots on pink ground. Band (24 mm wide) of blue fabric overlays straight bottom edge. Knee-length trousers are outlined in black/dark blue ink with pink decoration applied vertically down the front of each leg. Legs are stained pink. Structural sewing is with white, black and purple cotton thread.

Related record(s):
  • 244 a6.10.2005-g dolls
  • Width: 180mm, height: 135mm, length: 215mm
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