Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0029

Category: Mouthpiece

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Wood and stone.

Description: Mouthpieces for bow drills, with effigy forms. These pieces were made along the Bering Sea and used with bits and bow drills, for drilling holes in wood, ivory and other materials.

Dimensions: The top piece is 6.25 inches by 1.75 inches The bottom piece is 4.75 inches by 1.50 inches


Larry Frank


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

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