Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0212

Category: Net shuttle

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

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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