Whaling Outfit



From: Alaska | Sledge Island

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA4789
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Eskimo
Provenience Alaska | Sledge Island
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Pyrite
Iconography Whale

Carved whale on a board. A mica / gold (?) chip in one eye and two large pieces and one small piece of mica (?) on the bottom. Stone is pyrite/fool's gold. (7/1986)

Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Arctic: Seward Peninsula/Siberia; William Blair Van Valin, 1919

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