Three-Hatch Kayak Model

Sugpiaq (Alutiiq), Western Arctic, Arctic


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mid-19th century

Wood, gut (intestine) cover, glass beads, cotton cloth, human hair and sinew thread, and paint

Overall: 7 × 12 5/16 × 76 13/16 in. (17.8 × 31.2 × 195.1 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

NAS 37, ANTH 37, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Spring 2015

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

NAS 37, ANTH 47, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Winter 2014

NAS 37, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Medeia Krisztina C. DeHass, Spring 2013

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deborah Nichols, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2013


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 #13.24

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