Amulet in Form of a Fetal Caribou

Iñupiaq or Yup'ik, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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late 19th century

Ivory and black pigment

Overall: 3 x 13/16 in. (7.6 x 2 cm)

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

181.2.26155

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Reindeer People-A Fight to Survive, Norwich Public Library, Norwich, Vermont, January 19- February 16, 2001.

Provenance

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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