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Original Purchase Date: 12 / 01
Purchased From: Victoria Prescott and John Synott
Gallery: Inuit Images
Gallery Address: P.O. Box 2501, Quincy, MA 02269, USA
Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler
Six tined ivory comb with incised designs typical of the Thule period. The comb was probably fashioned from the root end of a walrus tusk. This comb may have been used for separating the fibers of sinew.