Abraham (Okilook) Lincoln, Iñupiaq / American, about 1885-1963
Western Arctic


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collected 1948-1957

Wood and Humpback Whale liver membrane

Overall: 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm)

Overall: 22 in. (55.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Sally Carrighar



Place Made: Kotzebue, Kotzebue Sound, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view


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

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