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Rare Antique Greenland Eskimo Doll

Large wood carved Eskimo doll with wooden oar and coin purse with old coins stitched inside. Carefully wood carved face with slit eyes and mouth, slightly protruding nose, and arched eyebrows. Stitched leather boots with dyed leather details throughout, seal skin fur to thighs. Flannel style shirt under a seal skin coat with dyed leather details matching the boots and leather stitched pants. Course animal fur used for hair. Beautiful beadwork throughout the figures outfit, all original details. Size 16" L

Condition: Oar reattached to left hand, loss and wear commensurate with age throughout.