Skin Scraper

Iñupiaq, Western Arctic, Arctic

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probably 19th century

Chert blade, carved wooden handle

Overall: 2 1/2 × 2 5/16 × 6 7/16 in. (6.4 × 5.8 × 16.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.26095

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Scraper

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

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

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2013

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

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.

Peoples and Cultures of the Plains, Northwest Coast, and Arctic Region, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Native American Studies 21 / Anthropology 40, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 30-December 20, 1992.

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 13-March 4, 1990.

Ancient Native American Pottery, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition; Anthropology 32, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Janaury 7-February 9, 1992.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 74, no.55.

Provenance

J. E. Standley (1854-1940), Ye Olde Curiosity Shop, Seattle, Washington; sold to Glover Street Hastings III, (1864-1948), West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1933; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father‘s will], 1981.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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