Decorative Pillow Cover Made with Bird Skins and Trimmed with Fur

Iñupiaq or Yup'ik, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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early 20th century

Bird skin, duck feathers, mammal skin, wolverine fur

Overall: 22 1/16 x 20 7/8 in. (56 x 53 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. James Foster Scott, in memory of her late husband, Victor J. Evans

157.9.13872

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Textile

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Victor Justice Evans (1865-1931), Washington, D.C, date unknown; to his widow, (Mabel) Karen Gram Schaefer Evans Scott Allen (1891-1974), Meriden, New Hampshire, 1931; given to present collection, 1957.

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