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Tobacco pouch

Museum number:
2-2977
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020002977
Alternate number:
39 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.26
Object count:
1
Description:
Made of walrus hide, reindeer back bound and ornamented with fawn skin.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Cape Bathurst, Northwest Territories, Canada
Verbatim coll. place:
Canada; Northwestern Territories; Mackenzie River; Cape Bathurst
Culture or time period:
Kugmallit Eskimo
Collector:
H. H. Cushing
Collection date:
1901
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.5 Stimulants, Narcotics, and Accessories
Accession date:
December 16, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
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