Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0080

Category: Handle - Drum Handle

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Walrus ivory with hide lashings.

Description: Drum handle, carved in the shape of a walrus head, for use on the tamborine style drums characteristic of the coastal Eskimo people of the Bering Sea.

Dimensions: Length 5.25 inches;


Paul Gray, Old Chatham, N.Y.


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

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