Native Alaskan. <em>Etched Handle of a Drill</em>, 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)

Etched Handle of a Drill

Artist:Native Alaskan

Medium: Ivory

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 9 3/8 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. or (24.0 x 1.5 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1798

Image: CUR.22.1798.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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