Toggle or Fastener

Toggle or Fastener
Toggle or Fastener
Date:
Punuk Period, 500–1000
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
5/8 x 1 x 3/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Punuk Period
Provenance:

Original Purchase Date: 10 / 18 / 97
Purchased From: Jack Bryan
Gallery: Alaska on Madison
Gallery Address: 937 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10021, USA

Accession Number:
2007.21.69
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Carving in the form of a seal head, could have been used for personal adornment or as a toggle or fastener. Drilled eyes and nostrils.

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