• Title:

    Drum Dancer

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    Karoo Ashevak, Inuit (Canadian Eskimo), 1940-1974

  • Place:

    Taloyoak (Spence Bay); Kitkmeot Region (Qitirmiut); Nunavut; Canada

  • Format/Object name:


  • Media/Materials:

    Whale bone, stone, caribou antler

  • Techniques:

    Carved, inlaid

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased by Inuit art collectors Bert Witt and Ellen Witt (1917-2007) from the Spence Bay Cooperative Association (now the Taloyoak Cooperative Association, Taloyoak, Nunavut, Canada) through the Canadian Arctic Producers Co-operative Ltd. (Mississauga, Ontario) in 1973; donated to NMAI in 2001.

  • Dimensions:

    32.5 x 63 x 53.4 cm

  • Catalog number:



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