Dog carvings

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Culture/People
Inughuit (Cape York or Polar Eskimo)
Collector
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957
Previous owner
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957
Seller
Christian Leden, Non-Indian, 1882-1957
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Dog carvings
Media/Materials
Ivory
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
West coast; Kitaa (West Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)
Geographical Areas
Eastern Arctic
Date created
1910-1916
Collection History
Collected between 1913 and 1916 by Christian Leden (1882-1957, Arctic explorer); purchased by MAI from Christian Leden in 1917 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
6/4981
Barcode
064981.000
See related items
Inughuit (Cape York or Polar Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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