Item Number: Fry0148
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.
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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