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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection

 

Dog harness

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Accession no.: Y: 49/36
Title: Dog harness
Description: Harness, for dog. Probably Iglulingmiut (Aivilingmiut), Salliq (Coral Harbour), Shugliaq (Southampton Island), Nunavut, Canada, before 1949.
Classified name:
Cultural affiliation Aivilingmiut (Aivilik; Nauyarmiut)
Geographic area Canada > Nunavut > Kivalliq Region > Shugliaq > Salliq (Coral Harbour)
Getty AAT harnesses
Field collection:
Place Canada > Nunavut > Kivalliq Region > Shugliaq > Salliq (Coral Harbour)
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Made of dehaired walrus skin (from register entries) with cross-straps of same sewn with sinew. Unable to describe in more detail due to condition.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 50mm, length: 970mm