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Comb

Museum number:
2-241
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Ivory hair comb; walrus ivory; engraved and darkened design of umiak with sail on one side, dog sled and hunting scene on other side. Saddle-shaped top.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Lower Yukon, Yukon, Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska; Lower Yukon
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
ca. 1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.8 Toilet Articles
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
height 7.8 centimeters
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