Ivory Skin Scraper

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

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early 20th century

Walrus ivory

Overall: 7 5/8 x 15/16 in. (19.3 x 2.4 cm)

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

181.2.26104

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Scraper

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed: GLOVER HASTINGS; in ink: Eskimo Scraper

Provenance

Charles J. Frisbie (1895-1964), Seattle, Washington; collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1939; 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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