Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0215

Category: Doll

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Walrus ivory

Description: Doll, of walrus ivory, the specific purpose of which is unknown. This could have been a childÍs toy however dolls, of this general form, were made by the Eskimos throughout pre-history which suggests some other social or sacred purpose.

Dimensions: 3.75"


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

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