• Culture/People:

    Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]

  • Object name:

    Men's house model

  • Native term:


  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, ivory, hide thong/babiche, ink

  • Techniques:

    Carved, drilled, pegged, incised, colored

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frank H. Wood (1851-1933), a collector and curator of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford, Massachusetts; acquired by George Heye/MAI in 1916.

  • Dimensions:

    37 x 30 x 18 cm

  • Catalog number:



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