E0239: Inuit- Dog Collar

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0239
Classification Category:
7:Distribution & Transportation Artifacts ➞ Land Transportation ➞ Animal-Powered
Marks/Labels:
E-240 written on back side
Materials:
animal ➔ hide/skin ➔ leather
metal
fabric ➔ cordage ➔ twine
Dimensions:
25.5 cm L
35.5 cm W
7 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
Native American ➞ Inuit
Source Locality:
Alaska, USA
Description:
Inuit dog collar made of leather, metal, and twine.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)