Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0136

Category: Sieve

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Wood and mesh tied from thin strips of seal hide

Description: Sieve, probably utilized by native fishermen for removing ice from fishing holes as the surface water was re-freezing.

Dimensions: 48"


Chilberg Collection


Bockstoce, J.R., Eskimos of Northwest Alaska in the Early 19th Century, Pitt River Museum, Oxford, 1977,

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