One-Hatch Kayak

Yup'ik, Nunivak Island, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1894

Wood and hide

Weight: 40 lb.

Overall: 180 × 24 × 17 in. (457.2 × 60.9 × 43.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Smithsonian Institution

47.30.10864

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Transportation: Water

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

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.

Old Number

Smithsonian number: 160,341

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