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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Hood, before 1914
  • Ivory, skin
  • Arctic, North America
  • L: 22 in, W: 18 1/8 in (L: 55.9 cm, W: 46.0 cm)
  • Gift of A. B. Carpenter, Pres. Booth Fisheries Co., 1914
  • E15876

DESCRIPTION

This is a hood for a kayak hatch. It is so stiff and dirty that it can't be unfolded. It has a reinforced brim with a thong drawstring, with a bone keeper.