Mortar (traditional) and Pestle (reproduction by Dick Chrisjohn)

Unidentified Oneida (Haudenosaunee) maker
Richard Chrisjohn, Oneida / American, 1921 - 1991
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Northeast Woodlands


about 1871

Mortar: apple wood; Pestle: pine

Overall: 43 × 22 1/2 in. (109.2 × 57.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Chaffee Stoddard, Class of 1918, in memory of Godfrey J. Olsen



Place Made: Allegheny Reservation, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Processing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America, The Eastern Woodland: Algonkian and Iroquois, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Anthropology and History Collections, East Gallery, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 6-November 11, 1979.


Collected by George Chaffee Stoddard (1896-1982, Class of 1918), Stanfordville, New York; given to present collection, 1966.

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