Three-Hatch Kayak Model

Sugpiaq (Alutiiq)
Western Arctic
Arctic

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mid-19th century

Skin kayak cover, wood, gut (intestines), sinew, and pigment

Overall: 6 × 3 × 22 in. (15.2 × 7.6 × 55.9 cm)

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

13.1.591

Geography

Place Made: Kodiak Island, United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Model

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

On view

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 27, no.48.

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.

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