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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection

 

Bag

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Accession no.: N: 747
Title: Bag
Description: Bag, for dog. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island), Nunavut, Canada, 1939-1940.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Iglulingmiut
Former cultural affiliation Iglulik Eskimo
Current place name Canada > Nunavut > Qikiqtaaluk > Mittimatalik
Former place name Canada > Northwest Territories > Baffin Island > Pond Inlet
Getty AAT Animal equipment
Field collection:
Person baird
Place Canada > Nunavut > Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island) > Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet)
Date 1939
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Pack, for dog. Rectangular in shape made from a single piece of seal skin with the fur to the exterior. Skin is folded over the front to form four triangular flaps. Holes in skin around irregular centre opening. Structural sewing is with sinew. 168 mm split on one flap.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 570mm, length: 815mm
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