Sewing Needle

Inughuit (North Greenlandic Inuit), Thule, North Greenland, Greenland, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1938-1939

Bone

Overall: 4 11/16 x 3/16 x 1/16 in. (11.85 x 0.4 x 0.15 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of George Murphy, Class of 1941

39.70.7880

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Sewing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 74, no.54.

Provenance

Collected by George Frost Murphy, Jr. (1918-2001, Class of 1941) on the McMillan Expedition, 1938-39; given to present collection, 1939.

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