Ivory Needle Case with a Belt Hook

Iñupiaq, Point Barrow, Alaska, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Ivory, seal skin strip, cloth

Overall: 5 7/8 x 11/16 in. (15 x 1.7 cm)

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

46.17.9676

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Sewing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 74, no.52.

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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