Dog harness

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Culture/People
Tunumiit (East Greenland Eskimo) [Ammassalik] (Angmagsalik Eskimo)
Collector
Harry Whitney, Non-Indian, 1873-1936
Donor
Harry Whitney, Non-Indian, 1873-1936
Object Name
Dog harness
Media/Materials
Hide thong/Babiche, animal bone, cordage
Techniques
Carved, drilled
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Tasiilaq (Ammassalik, Angmagssalik); Ammassalik Municipality (Angmagssalik, Ammassallip); Tunu (East Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)
Geographical Areas
Eastern Arctic
Collection History
Collected by Harry Whitney (1873-1936) between 1908 and 1910 during big-game hunting trips to Greenland; donated to MAI by Harry Whitney in 1932.
Catalog Number
18/2807
Barcode
182807.000
See related items
Tunumiit (East Greenland Eskimo) [Ammassalik] (Angmagsalik Eskimo)
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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