Net (Netting) Needle used to mend mesh (possibly)

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

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collected 1967

Ivory

Overall: 6 1/8 x 9/16 in. (15.5 x 1.5 cm)

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

168.96.24683

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

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. 89

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