Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0111

Category: Line - Seal Hide

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Oogret seal line, with walrus ivory and blue trade beads.

Description: The old tag on this line indicates that it was collected in 1906. This line would have been utilized for seal hunting. The ivory line divider is well carved and inset with blue trade beads. The harpoon point is of walrus ivory, with a steel blade. The line itself is sewn with sinew uniformly placed.

Dimensions: Diameter 13.0 inches


Jeffrey Myer, New York, N.Y.


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

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