Throwing Stick (Board)

Throwing Stick (Board)
Throwing Stick (Board)
Date:
1850–1880
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood And Ivory
Dimensions:
3 x 15 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Provenance:

Original Purchase Date: 8 / 18 / 97
Purchased From: Pete and Jean Vallejo
Gallery: The Ivory Broker
Gallery Address: 817 West 6th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

Accession Number:
2007.21.58
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Finely carved throwing stick with ivory prong or peg. The board contains an index finger hole and three finger notches. The shaft bed runs the length of the board.

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