Etched Handle of a Drill
Arts of the Americas
late 19th century
9 3/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. or (24.0 x 1.5 cm) (show scale)
Brooklyn Museum Collection
Curved bone (ivory) drill engraved with ships along the length of one side. Alternate side has reindeer, whales and other animals.
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Native Alaskan. Etched Handle of a Drill, late 19th century. Ivory, 9 3/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. or (24.0 x 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 22.1798. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1798.jpg)
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