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Napkin ring

Museum number:
2-45274
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Accession number:
Acc.2747
Object count:
1
Description:
Made from walrus ivory. Two engraved and darkened scenes: Eskimo with bow pursuing goose, Eskimo with bow pursuing rabbit. Circle and dot border.
Donor:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Harold J. Murphy
Collection date:
1956-1971
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
1971
Context of use:
Tourist novelty.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
width 6.2 centimeters
Legacy documentation: