Fishing Spear or Leister
19th century, collected 1920-1930
Wood, caribu bone, and leather
Overall: 18 1/4 in. (46.3 cm)
Overall: 9/16 in. (1.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert O. Fernald, Class of 1936
Place Made: Labrador or Baffin Island, Canada, North America
Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing
Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern
Not on view
Arctic Health Conference Viewing, Winter 2020
Montshire Museum of Science Exhibition, Norwich, Vermont.
Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.
Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.
Collected by Dr. Adelbert W. Fernald (1871-1958) on the 1929 and 1930 MacMillan Expeditions to Baffin Island and Labrador, given to his son Robert Osborn Fernald (1914-2003, Class of 1936), Punta Gorda, Florida; given to present collection, 1958.
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