Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0148

Category: Paddle

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood, paint pigment and walrus ivory

Description: Eskimo paddle, Northwest Alaska, nicely decorated. The blade evidences an old well made walrus ivory repair. The T grip has been replaced although the balance of this old paddle is original in all respects.

Dimensions: 62"


Ted Trotta and Anna Bona, Shrub Oak, N.Y.


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


Kreech III, Shepard, A Victorian Earl in the Arctic; The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale, 1888-1889, British Museum Publications Limited, London, 1989, p.128

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