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Unangax̂ (Aleut) or Sugpiaq (Alutiiq)
Western Arctic


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about 1870

Wild rye grass (Elyleymus aleuticus), woolen yarn

Overall: 7 1/16 × 5 11/16 in. (18 × 14.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Warren Prosser Smith, Class of 1913



Place Made: Aleutian Islands, United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Dartmouth in the Arctic, at the Institute on Canada & United States, Dickey Endowment, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 15-October 15, 1989.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 87 and p.139, no. 13.


Collected by "Cal" Tuttle, of Indiana, Commissioner of Alaska about 1867-1870's; to Mrs. John W. Paris [neice], Flushing, Long Island, about 1905; to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Prosser Smith, Litchfield, Connecticut [daughter]; to present collection, 1969.

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