Search the Collections

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
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.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Toggle ?
Toggle ? (Punuk Period, 500–1200)
Spoon (ceremonial?)
Spoon (ceremonial?) (Punuk Period, 500–1000)
Amulet
Amulet (Punuk Period, 500–750)
Harpoon Counterbalance
Harpoon Counterbalance (Punuk Period, 500–1000)