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Object Number:29-175-127
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Sitka
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Pigment
Technique:Incised
Carved
Painted
Iconography:Otter
Height: 4.5
Length: 16.5
Width: 3.4
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:1/2156 - Collector Number

Description

"Child's bone toy representing land otter". Bone, marrow hollow extends from point of chin, between legs, under belly to base of tail, otherwise the bone is polished. Red nostrils and red ears carved in relief; outlines of eyes and ribs incised. Right hind leg broken and glued.


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