Reproduction Walrus Mask (No Eye Holes)

Yup'ik, Nunivak Island, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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about 1930

Wood, paint, feathers, sinew, string, nails

Overall: 3 1/8 x 22 1/2 in. (8 x 57.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Corey Ford, Class of 1921H

169.75.24910

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, near top: "WPT" or "APT"

Course History

NAS 37, ANTH 37, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Spring 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 37, ANTH 47, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Winter 2014

NAS 37, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Medeia Krisztina C. DeHass, Spring 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

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.

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.

Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1993.

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. 80 and p. 137, no. 4.

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, title page, no.32.

Provenance

Collected by Corey Ford (1902-1969, Class of 1921H), possibly late 1930's; Estate of Corey Ford, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection,1969.

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