Pointed Bone used in Tying Knots on Snowshoes

Iñupiaq, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1948-1957

Bone

Overall: 12 × 3/4 in. (30.5 × 1.9 cm)

Overall: 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Sally Carrighar

166.43.16155

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Snow and Ice

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Sally Carrighar (1895-1985) writer and naturalist who spent ten years in the Arctic; given to present collection, 1966.

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