Whale Tooth Pendant

Iñupiaq, St. Lawrence Island Yupik or Yup'ik, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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late 19th century

Whale tooth

Overall: 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in. (9 x 3 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment: Pendant


Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view


Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-1930's; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.

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