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mid-19th century

Cotton cloth, leather, gut (sea mammal inner membrane [intestine, throat, etc.]), sinew, cotton thread, ground spectacular hematite, and red and black pigment

Overall: 4 15/16 × 9 1/8 in. (12.5 × 23.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Captain Worthen Hall and Polly D. Lovewell Hall

13.1.586

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2013

Provenance

Source unknown, in the Dartmouth College Museum collection by the late 19th century; probably collected by the Whaling Captain Worthen Hall (1802-1887), Croydon, New Hampshire [who sailed with his wife Polly D. Lovewell Hall (1807-1886) and his daughter], in the northwest Pacific between 1848-1855; given to his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hall Hubbard (1849-about 1889), Croydon, New Hampshire [to be credited as a gift from her parents]; bequeathed to present collection, 1889; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red #13.16

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