Soapstone Cooking Vessel

Labrador Inuit (Labradormiut), Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1929-1930

Soapstone

Overall: 6 11/16 × 4 7/16 × 3 3/8 in. (17 × 11.3 × 8.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert O. Fernald, Class of 1936

173.32.25507

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Processing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Arctic Hot Spot, Hopkins Center Display Case, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11, 1974.

Provenance

Collected by Dr. Adelbert W. Fernald (1871-1958) on the 1929 and 1930 MacMillan Expeditions to Baffin Island and Labrador [possibly a gift in return for the free dental work provided by Dr. Fernald]; to his son Robert Osborn Fernald (1914-2003, Class of 1936), Green Village, New Jersey; given to present collection, 1973.

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