Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0046

Category: Knife - Story Knife

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Walrus ivory.

Description: Story knives, of walrus ivory, were made for children, usually young girls, to draw in the soft earth and, at the same time, tell a story.

Dimensions: Length 11.25 inches; Width 1.75 inches


The bottom example came from the Claire Fejes collection.

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