Toy with seal-shaped bottom (tail and flippers)

Iñupiaq or Yup'ik, St. Michael, Alaska, Alaska, Arctic

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collected 1903-1904

Wood

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Lt. Col. Alfred T. Clifton, Class of 1927P

42.15.7799

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Lt. Col. Alfred Theodore Clifton (1875-1944) with the U.S. Army Signal Corps aboard the cable ship Burnside, St. Michael, Alaska, 1903-1904; given to present collection (through his son, Alfred Theodore Clifton, Jr. (1906-1996), Class of 1927), 1942.

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