Scrimshaw Carving


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Artifact Identification Scrimshaw Carving   (1977.01.0272)
Communication Artifacts : Art : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location America, North, Canada, Greenland, United States, Alaska?
Period/Date 1971
Culture Native American, Arctic: Inuit (Canadian Eskimo)
Location On Exhibitin the Central Core exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 43.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 3.7 cm
Weight 794 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment--Dye, Animal--Tooth--Ivory
Manufacturing Processes Incising, Painting
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Avery Brundage Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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