Eskimo. <em>Lure</em>, 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)

Lure

Artist:Eskimo

Medium: Ivory, ink or pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:18th-19th century (possibly)

Dimensions: 3 9/16 x 9/16in. (9 x 1.5cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 22.1805

Image: 22.1805_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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