Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0065

Category: Case - Needle Case

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Sea mammal hide and bone.

Description: Very old needle case of sea mammal hide and well worn, polished bone. The hide is folded, with small bone needles within it and fits within the tubular bone, to protect the needles. The longer piece, also of bone relates, in some manner to sewing.

Dimensions: Length 5.75 inches


Claire Fejes


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

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