Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0045

Category: Mouthpiece

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood and stone.

Description: Mouthpieces, for bow drills, were traditionally made of wood, with a stone recepticle, to receive the bit. Some of these were effigy shapes, such as the seal piece in the lower left. Others had beads inset, such as the example on the lower right.

Dimensions: Length 7.50 inches; Width 1.75 inches

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