Item Number: Fry0212
Category: Net shuttle
Materials: Walrus ivory
Description: Net shuttles, of this configuration, were utilized by their Eskimo owners to hold the baleen or thinly cut sea mammal hide used to weave fishing nets.
Dimensions: 9.5" x 1.25"
Gary Litherland, Bourbonnais, Illinois
Augie Johnson Collection
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