Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0071

Category: Scraper

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood, sea mammal hide lashings and walrus ivory

Description: This implement was utilized for collecting oil from the underside of a freshly skinned sea mammal. The oil was then retained for use in the lamps and for food.

Dimensions: Length 14.0 inches


Miles Collection


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

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