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Bracelet

Museum number:
2-72049
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020072049
Accession number:
Acc.4721
Object count:
1
Description:
Bracelet: ivory, made of 6 alternating square disks of scrimshawed ivory [hunting scenes], alternated with 6 darker disks of either stone [possibly fossilized ivory], strung on elastic cord through holes that are drilled through the width of each disk at top and bottom. Diameter 6.0 cm
Donor:
J. Arthur Freed
Collection place:
Shishmaref, Sarichef Island, Nome Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
North America, Alaska, Eskimo, Made by Frank Kuz, Shishmaref, AK
Culture or time period:
Inupiaq Eskimo
Maker or artist:
Frank Kuz
Collector:
Nancy Laubach Freed
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
June 26, 2001
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
diameter 6 centimeters