Wood and hide
Weight: 40 lb.
Overall: 180 × 24 × 17 in. (457.2 × 60.9 × 43.2 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Smithsonian Institution
Place Made: Nunivak Island, United States, North America
Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic
Not on view
Henry Bates Williams (1907-1987), Dartmouth Professor of English and Drama; given to present collection, 1947. Possibly collected by Captain Joseph W. Collins (1839-1904), Nunivak Island, Alaska, 1894; Smithsonian .Institution, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 1947.
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