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Culture/People:
Labrador Inuit (Labrador Eskimo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Captain J. C. Smith, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Child's mittens
Media/Materials:
Sealskin/fur
Techniques:
Sewn
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Handwear
Place:
Davis Inlet; Labrador; Newfoundland and Labrador; Canada
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Captain J.C. Smith (probably John C. Smith, a showman who toured a group of Labrador Inuit from Davis Inlet from the 1890s onward); purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1923.
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Catalog Number:
12/2492
Barcode:
122492.000
See related items:
Labrador Inuit (Labrador Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Handwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_131383