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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection

 

Bracelet

Accession no.: N: 935a
Title: Bracelet
Description: bracelet made of the hair of an Inuk woman. Iglulingmiut (Iglulik Inuit). Melville Peninsula ?, Nunavut, Canada, 1819-1823.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Iglulingmiut
Former cultural affiliation Iglulik Eskimo
Current place name Canada > Nunavut > Melville Peninsula ?
Former place name Canada > Northwest Territories > Melville Peninsula ?
Getty AAT Bracelets
Field collection:
Place Canada > Nunavut > Melville Peninsula ?
Date 1819
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Made from black human hair woven into rectangular shape. Silver clasp at each end.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 16mm, length: 163mm