Souvenir Model Kayak

Unidentified Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit) maker, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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about 1897

Hide, wood, ivory, and sinew

Overall: 2 3/8 × 2 3/4 × 3 1/16 in. (6 × 7 × 7.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William Stickney, Class of 1900W

164.21.15435

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

19th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

Provenance

Collected by William Stickney, Class of 1900 (1878-1924), as a member [as a Dartmouth student] of Robert E. Peary's 1897 Arctic Expedition, 1897; to his wife, Jean Aiken Stickney (1886-unknown), Rutland, Vermont, at the time of his death in 1924; given to present collection, 1964.

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