Male doll - ROM2005_5556_1


Male doll

Maker: Nunatsiarmiut
Medium:Furred sealskin, cloth
Geography: Southern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada
Date: early 20th century
Object number: HC2164B
Credit Line: Gift of Reverend A.L. Fleming
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionDressed in summer clothing of sealskin parka, pants, boots, and mittens, this doll wears the clothing worn during kayak-hunting expeditions. It can take up to three days of work for an Inuit woman to sew together a doll with skin clothing.
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