Work Box

Yup'ik, St. Michael, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1903-1904

Wood, blue mineral pigment, ivory, rawhide, metal, decorated with incised cross-hatched hunting scenes

Overall: 3 1/4 × 4 15/16 × 12 13/16 in. (8.3 × 12.5 × 32.5 cm)

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

42.15.7804

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, p. 138. no.6.

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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