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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection


Bucket, model

Accession no.: N: 1096
Title: Bucket, model
Description: Bucket, model. North Alaska Coast Inupiaq. Point Barrow, Alaska, United States of America, 1933.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation North Alaska Coast Inupiaq
Former cultural affiliation North Alaska Coast Eskimo
Current place name United States of America > Alaska > Point Barrow
Getty AAT Models
Field collection:
Person hutchison
Place United States of America > Alaska > Barrow
Date 1933
Number of items: 1
Full description:

For water. Sides are made from a single piece of baleen bent into circular shape with overlapping edges secured with two parallel vertical rows of baleen stitches. Oval base of wood. Ends of baleen handle are threaded and knotted through holes on opposite sides of rim.

Related record(s):
  • 1092 to N: 1099
  • Height: 73mm (including handle), diameter: 55mm