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

Iñupiaq or Yup'ik
Western Arctic


early 20th century

Walrus ivory and pigment

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

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

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Decorative Object

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Montshire Museum of Science Exhibition


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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