Umiak seat representing a whale

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Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1922.
Date created
1880-1900
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Watercraft and accessories
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Catalog Number
11/3350
Barcode
113350.000
Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Place
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Object Name
Umiak seat representing a whale
Media/Materials
Wood, ivory, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Carved, inlaid
Dimensions
15 x 14 x 6 cm
National Museum of the American Indian
Object Type
Watercraft and accessories
Native Term
aqutim iksivautana