Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0082

Category: Handle - Drum Handle

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Walrus ivory and blue Russian trade bead.

Description: Drum handle with a whale effigy inset with a blue bead, at the end. Handles like this were utilized on the tamborine style drums of the Eskimos.

Dimensions: Length 4.50 inches


John Molloy, New York


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

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