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Carving

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Object Number:42-30-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Walrus Tusk
Technique:Etched
Iconography:Animals
Fox
Bird
Seal
Moose
Arctic
Length: 42.7 cm
Width: 3.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:139 - Collector Number

Description

Etched and blacked decoration in two bands. The one nearest the butt consisting of triangles and diamonds. The other divided into 4 strips, each showing animals, fox, bird, seal and moose respectively, against an arctic background. 2 bands of gold studs (some missing)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Arctic Art (06 Dec 1957 - 30 Mar 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] 1957. Arctic Art.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg 6, #166View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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