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Needle Case
Needle Case
Date:
Old Bering Sea II to Old Bering Sea III, 100–500
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
2 5/8 x 7/8 x 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, OBS II/ OBS III
Accession Number:
2007.21.93
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Exquisitely carved ivory needle case depicting two fox or wolf heads along the lateral apparent. Fine classic design engraving in an ellipse and dot design. This style of engraving seems to show Old Bering Sea ll evolving into OBS lll.

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