Five Ivory Buttons
early 20th century
Overall: 9/16 × 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (1.5 × 1.2 × 3.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Lt. Col. Joseph W. A. Whitehorne III
Place Made: Nome, United States, North America
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; given to present collection, 1960.
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