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Snow Goggles

Yup'ik

Southwest Alaska

late 19th / early 20th century

wood, paint, hide

2" × 6" × 1 ¼"

Inventory # E4277

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These beautiful snow goggles are decorated to represent a marine mammal, possibly a seal or an otter.

PROVENANCE

Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art, Toronto, ON

EXHIBITED

Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art, Toronto, ON, “Early Art and Artifacts of the Eskimo”, June 14 to June 28, 1980

PUBLISHED

Early Art and Artifacts of the Eskimo IV, Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art, Toronto, 1980, cat. 45.

RELATED EXAMPLES

Fitzhugh, William and Kaplan, Susan. Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo. Washington:
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, pl. 91

Kaplan, Susan A. and Barsness, Kristin J. Raven’s Journey: The World of Alaska’s Native People.
Philadelphia: University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1986, pl. 92

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