Double-eye block used for the rigging of an umiak (angyaq "open skin boat" in Yupik)

St. Lawrence Island Yupik, Gambell, Alaska, St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea, Alaska, Arctic

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collected 1967

Ivory

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Sherman P. and Anne L. Haight Arctic Collection

168.96.24619

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Transportation: Water

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Purchased in Gambell, Alaska by Sherman Post Haight (1889-1980) and Anne Pardee Lyon Haight (1891-1977), New York, New York, Summer 1967; given to the Stefansson Collection, Dartmouth College Library, 1967; transferred to the present collection, 1968.

Old Number

S.P.H. No. 145

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