Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0032

Category: Bola

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Walrus ivory, sinew, feathers and plant material.

Description: Bolas, such as this, were utilized by the Eskimos of North Alaska for hurling at birds in flight. The weights, of walrus ivory or walrus teeth would catch the legs or body of flying birds and bring them to the ground.

Dimensions: Length 30 inches

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