Needlecase

Needlecase
Needlecase
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1000
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Bird Bone
Dimensions:
2 x 5/8 x 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Provenance:

Original Purchase Date: 8 / 29 / 96
Purchased From: Pete Vallejo
Gallery: The Ivory Broker
Gallery Address: 817 West 6th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

Accession Number:
2007.21.33
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Finely carved needle case rendered in bird bone, decorated with incised lines and two scalloped ribs running along the length on opposing sides of the case. The bone has patented to a deep rich brown.

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