Drill for a Bow Engraved with Scenes of Summer Camp, Drying Racks, Whale and Caribou Hunting

Iñupiaq, Western Arctic, Arctic

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possibly about 1850

Ivory and rawhide, decorated with incised scenes

Overall: 16 5/16 in. (41.5 cm)

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

46.17.9597

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

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, ill. on p. 85 and p. 138, no. 7.

Provenance

Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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