Souvenir Thule Style Model Kayak Used for Seal Hunting

Unidentified Inughuit (North Greenlandic Inuit) maker, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1938-1939

Gut (Intestines), wood, and sinew

Overall: 1 3/8 × 2 5/8 × 22 1/4 in. (3.5 × 6.6 × 56.5 cm)

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

39.70.7881

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

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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