Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0203

Category: Tubes - Drinking Tubes

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Bond and cord

Description: Hollow bones, probably bird wing bones, attached to cords. These are believed to be Eskimo drinking tubes utilized for drinking the fresh water off sea ice. The old cords attached to them are probably for hanging the implements around the neck of the owner. These tubes are quite similar and may have been made by the same hand.

Dimensions: 7"


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

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