Women with bird skin carpet

The caption from the archive to this images says: "Women with eider duck carpet for Queen Alexandrine". The large carpet is made up by the neck and head of the common eider (Somateria mollissima) drakes and must have take a considerate number of birds to produce (at least 300 judging from the image) - along with conciderate time consumption. Location: "Greenland". Date: May 1921 Photographer: Kristoffer Lynge Rights: Arctic Institute, Copenhagen