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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection

 

Sledge, model

Image
Accession no.: N: 1099
Title: Sledge, model
Description: Sledge, model, wood. 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:

Wood runners are vertical at the rear and curve upwards and taper towards front. Three vertical stanchions are inserted into rectangular holes in the upper edge of the runners on each side and are secured with wooden pegs. Three cross-pieces are inserted into rectangular holes in stanchions and are further secured with a wrapping of baleen ?. Rectangular cross-piece is attached to the front of the runners. Five wooden slats are positioned lengthwise secured to front cross-piece with wooden pegs and to other cross-pieces with sinew wrapping. Wooden rails rest on the top of the stanchions secured with baleen ? wrapping. Rails extends beyond cross-bar at rear.

Related record(s):
  • 1092 - 1099
Dimensions:
  • Width: 60mm, height: 63mm, length: 230mm