Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0167

Category: Knife

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Walrus ivory and steel and seal hide sheath

Description: This knife, sheath and ulu, were collected in Northern Canada at an earlier time. The knife has a 1920 date on it, which is probably the collection date. Both the knife and ulu, as well as the sheath, appear to be older than that. These are well used Central Eskimo pieces.

Dimensions: 10.5" (knife) 10" (ulu)


Tom Stark, Victoria, British Columbia


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

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