Bone Needle

Bone Needle
Bone Needle
Date:
ca. 1850
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Bone
Dimensions:
3/4 x 8 7/8 x 3/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Provenance:

Original Purchase Date: 8 / 24 / 01
Purchased From: Pete Vallejo
Gallery: The Ivory Broker
Gallery Address: 817 West 6th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

Accession Number:
2007.21.155
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Large needle rendered in bone probably used to sew hide.

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