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Quid Container
Quid Container
Date:
1880–1890
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Bone, Walrus Ivory, Hide, Glass Trade Beads, Sinew, Baleen, Celluloid, Wood And Wool Fabric
Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.146
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Container, possibly for quid, made of hollowed out bone with fitted wooden bottom and stopper. Decorated with inset black, red and blue dot pattern. The stopper has a hide pull attached, decorated with blue trade beads and an ivory embellishment carved to resemble the head of a walrus.

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