Bird Spirit

Karoo Ashevak, Canadian / Inuit, 1940 - 1974, Canadian Inuit, Taloyoak, Talurjuaq (Spence Bay), Boothia Peninsula, Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada, Central Arctic, Arctic

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about 1964-1969

Possibly the jawbone of a whale

Overall: 7 5/16 × 5 13/16 × 1 5/8 in. (18.5 × 14.8 × 4.2 cm)

Base: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Evelyn Stefansson Nef

2014.17.13

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Sculpture

Not on view

Exhibition History

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.

Provenance

Evelyn Stefansson Nef (1913-2009); bequeathed to present collection, 2009; catalogued 2014.

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