Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk (Man Pulling a Kayak on a Sled and Walruses)

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

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early 20th century

Walrus ivory and pigment

Overall: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)

Overall: 16 15/16 x 2 in. (43 x 5.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. A. Lincoln Washburn, Class of 1935W

160.51.14615

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Carving

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Montshire Museum of Science Exhibition

Provenance

Barbara Tahoe Talbot Washburn (1911-2007), wife of Dr. Albert Lincoln Washburn (1911-2007), Class of 1935, Professor of Geology (1953-1961), given to present collection, 1960.

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