Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0019

Category: Belt

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Sea mammal hide and ivory

Description: Man's belt with walrus ivory toggles.

Dimensions: Length 38 inches


Edward Nelson collected this piece for the Smithsonian Institution during his two year collecting trip across Alaska. This is one of the 500 or so pieces de-excessed from that collection. It is documented with the Nelson number on the Smithsonian tag.


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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