Kayak Knife, Used to Remove Ice from a Kayak

Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit), Sisimiut, West Greenland, Greenland, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1938-1939

Bone (possibly a small whale bone) and hide

Overall: 13 3/8 x 15/16 in. (34 x 2.4 cm)

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

39.70.7893

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Snow and Ice

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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