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Handle

Museum number:
2-59564
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020059564
Accession number:
Acc.3282
Object count:
1
Description:
Umbrella handle, made of carved walrus ivory. Sprawling bear carved in relief at top, walrus carved in relief below.
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:
For umbrella. Novelty.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 27.7 centimeters
Legacy documentation: