Drill Shaft with Point

Iñupiaq, Nome, Alaska, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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early 20th century

Wood, steel, and brass

Overall: 5 1/2 x 9/16 in. (13.9 x 1.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Lt. Col. Joseph W. A. Whitehorne III

160.56.14633

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 74, no.58.

Provenance

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; given to present collection, 1960.

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