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Fur Mittens
20th Century Greenland clothing

20th Century
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (24 x 19 cm)

Inughuit (aka Inuit) Primary

Object Type: clothing
Creation Places: North America, Greenland, Northwest Greenland
Medium and Support: polar bear fur, caribou fur, and sealskin
Credit Line: Gift of Ian White
Accession Number: 1966.147.a & b
Short mittens are made from sealsking, caribou, and polar bear fur. The palms are waterproof sealskin, the backs are warm caribou fur, and thick polar bear-fur cuffs bridge the gap to the parka sleeve. Sewn with a slight curl, the shape makes it easier to grasp things in low temperatures.

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