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Tonder lace sample

This is a sample of Tønder lace from Denmark. Mrs Frances Bury Palliser donated a large collection of lace samples to the museum in 1869. Travelling around Europe, she amassed...

Tonder lace sample

This is an example of Tønder lace made in Denmark. Frances Bury Palliser, the 19th century lace historian, gave all 24 samples of Danish bobbin lace in her collection an...

Sickle

A flint blade in a curved wooden handle makes an effective sickle for harvesting crops of grain. This Neolithic blade is hafted into a modern replica handle. It is typical...

Starfish

‘Hayes Cape, N.W. Greenland (?British Arctic Expedition 1875-1876).’ Sladen collection....

Boot

Living far to the west of the Pacific Rim, the peoples of Greenland on the North Atlantic seaboard share distinctive styles of clothing and footwear with west Alaskan Inuit peoples....

Boot

A pair of caribou skin boots with gut or sinew thread stitching that was made and collected in the 19th century. The Inuit had two outfits of caribou skin, each...

Stone carving

The donor’s husband acquired this carving whilst visiting the Angmagssalik area in the 1960s/1970s. Since the 1880s, Inuit artists in Canada and Greenland have used traditional skills to produce carvings for...

Specimens from an Imaginary Voyage

Dam has taken inspiration for Specimens from an Imaginary Voyage from RAMM's collection of starfish and sea urchins in Sladen's Study. His 18 glass jars contain imaginary sea forms made...

Starfish

This starfish is part of the Sladen collection. It was collected during the Triton Expedition at Station 10 (59040’N 7021’W) in the Faroe Channel. Depth 944m. Bottom temperature: 7.80C....