Babiche Rope (rawhide thong made from nine strands braded flat)

Chandalar Kutchin
Dene (Athabascan)


collected 1933


Overall: 496 7/16 × 9/16 in. (1261 × 1.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Professor Robert A. McKennan, Class of 1925



Place Made: Circle, Yukon River region, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Rope

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view


Collected by Professor Robert Addison McKennan [Dartmouth Class of 1925, 1903-1982), during his field research studying the Chandalar Kutchin people, Alaska, Summer 1933; given to present collection, 1933.

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