Item Number: Fry0050
Category: Snow beater
Materials: Antler with hide lashings
Description: Antler, thinly carved to create an implement utilized to remove snow from clothing upon entering a dwelling. The purpose was to prevent the snow from melting inside the dwelling and causing the clothing to become wet. Implements to remove snow from clothing were used throughout the Arctic.
Dimensions: Length 22.0 inches; Width 1.25 inches
Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008
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