Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Ivory, ink or pigment
18th-19th century (possibly)
Brooklyn Museum Collection
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Eskimo. Lure, 18th-19th century (possibly). Ivory, ink or pigment, 3 9/16 x 9/16in. (9 x 1.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 22.1805. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1805_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Fish lure or charm carved in the shape of a small seal with a perforation in the middle. The perforations around the face of the seal have been infilled with black pigment.
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