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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Alaska Native; Yupik or Iñupiat
Title:Whale figurine
Date Made:20th century
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Ivory, ink
Place Made:North America; United States; Alaska
Measurements:Overall: 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in.; 1.905 x 8.255 x 2.2225 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2000.266.34.8.INV
Credit Line:Gift of Rachel (Spinney) Simmet (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Flat carved whale figurine of a brown mottled color with black paint marking the face.

Tags:
indigenous people; Native American

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