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Buckle

Museum number:
2-65810a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210265810a@2cb
Accession number:
Acc.3680
Object count:
2
Description:
Carved walrus ivory with metal fittings. Decorated with incised circle and dot motif outlined in black pigment. A fits into B to form buckle.
Donor:
Barbara E. Busch
Collection place:
Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Barbara E. Busch
Collection date:
unknown
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
width 3.5 centimeters, width 3.5 centimeters, length 5.5 centimeters, and length 6 centimeters
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