Head

Kalaallitt (Greenland Eskimo)
Late 19th to early 20th century


Object Place: Ammassalik, Greenland

Dimensions

Overall: 36.2 x 8.9 x 10.2 cm (14 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.787

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Masks

Elongated head with neck and diminutive shoulders, carved in the round. Reddish patina.

Provenance

Collected by Commander Carlton Skinner in Ammassalik, Greenland in 1941 while his ship was touring the northern Atlantic.

Credit Line

Gift of Governor Carlton Skinner and Solange Skinner