Skin Scraper with Stone Blade and Ivory Handle

Iñupiaq, Point Hope, Alaska, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Stone blade with ivory handle

Overall: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)

Overall: 3 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (9 x 5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9592

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Scraper

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Inscription

Marked: "Point Hope, Alaska Aug 1905

Provenance

Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Point Hope, Alaska, probably 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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