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Cribbage board

Museum number:
2-59565
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020059565
Accession number:
Acc.3282
Object count:
1
Description:
Made of engraved walrus ivory. Top side with holes for pegs has engraved fish at left, ribbon seal bag, standing Eskimo and Eskimo smoking pipe at right. Reverse side shows Eskimo on sled pulled by 2 dogs (left), umiak (center), 3 standing Eskimo (man, 2 women, at right).
Donor:
Mrs. Bernice Wetterwik
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Louis Levy
Collection date:
1879-1947
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Context of use:
Made for sale.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 39 centimeters
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