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Dog Sled with Three Dogs

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Artist Unknown (Inuit)

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late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Dog Sled with Three Dogs, Artist Unknown (Inuit)
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Medium: Sculpture | Walrus ivory, pigment, string, animal hide
Size: 1 5/16 x 1 1/4 x 5 in. (3.33 x 3.18 x 12.7 cm) (sled only)
Creation Place: North America, Canada, Arctic region, Newfoundland and Labrador, Labrador
Culture: Inuit, North America, Canada, Arctic region, Newfoundland and Labrador
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription on bottom of sled, in two areas, in pencil: [8/0]
Physical Description: dog sled outfitted with scraper, rifle, powder horn, spear, cord and animal hide cover; four animal carcasses attached to sled; two dogs with leather harnesses attached to sled with thread; third dog with harness has become detached
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Accession Number: 2003.120.7
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009