Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0086

Category: Knife - Flensing Knife

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Walrus ivory, sea mammal hide lashings and wood.

Description: Implements like this were utilized to separate the hide from animals that had been hunted. Ivory bladed tools were utilized to prevent damage to the hides.

Dimensions: Length 13.25 inches


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

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