Amulet (possibly) with an Unfinished Design

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

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early 20th century

Whale tooth

Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 5/16 in. (6 x 3.3 cm)

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

181.2.26157

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

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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