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Lidded container with carved seals
Lidded container with carved seals
Date:
ca. 1880
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Baleen, Walrus Tusk, And Sea Mammal Intestine
Dimensions:
2 5/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Accession Number:
2007.21.68
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Box in oval shape with bent baleen sides and wooden lid and bottom. Attached to the sides and lid are seven ivory seals with inlaid baleen eyes. Also attached to the sides are five ivory braces fastened with baleen strips. The lid handle is ivory with baleen attachment.

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