Eskimo (Native American). <em>Model of an Ice Scoop</em>, 1900-1930. Whale bone, wood, hide, sinew, wire, 4 x 1/2 x 1 in. (10.2 x 1.3 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frank K. Fairchild, 36.83. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.83_36.87_36.89_36.91_36.92_acetate_bw.jpg)

Model of an Ice Scoop

Artist:Eskimo

Medium: Whale bone, wood, hide, sinew, wire

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1900-1930

Dimensions: 4 x 1/2 x 1 in. (10.2 x 1.3 x 2.5 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 10II

Accession Number: 36.83

Image: 36.83_36.87_36.89_36.91_36.92_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This miniature scoop has a net made from hide sinew laced across the hoop. It is a model of the ice scoops used around seal holes.

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