Cribbage Board depicting a Bear Poking his Head up from an Ice Hole and a Fish; on the reverse, a Hunter in a Kayak Hunting a Whale
early 20th century
Walrus ivory, black pigment
Overall: 12 5/8 × 1 5/16 × 15/16 in. (32 × 3.3 × 2.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Lt. Col. Joseph W. A. Whitehorne III
Place Made: Nome, United States, North America
Recreational Artifacts: Game
Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic
Not on view
Acquired from the son [85 years old at the time] of a trader for the Russian American Trading Company, Nome, Alaska, possibly about 1953; sold to Lt. Col. Joseph W. A. Whitehorne III (1917-1990), Dartmouth ROTC, Thetford Center, Vermont, possibly about 1953; given to present collection, 1960.
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