Decorative Hide Mat (made for sale)

probably St. Lawrence Island Yupik or Eastern Siberian
Western Arctic
Arctic

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late 19th century

Appliqued leather, fur, and commercial thread

Overall: 27 3/8 × 31 1/2 in. (69.5 × 80 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

29.58.8865

Geography

Place Made: St Lawrence Island or Eastern SIberia, United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Inscriptions

Tag on back: "Esquimo rug from Alaska"

Provenance

Source unknown; catalogued, 1929.

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