Ivory Belt Fastener in the Shape of a Seal Head

Iñupiaq, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Ivory

Overall: 1 7/16 × 11/16 in. (3.7 × 1.8 cm)

Overall: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)

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

46.17.9669

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Accessory

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

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

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