Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0175

Category: Shovel - Snow Shovel

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Walrus ivory and wood

Description: Small snow shovel with nicely formed walrus ivory blade edge. Shovels like this were likely used for the clearing of entrance ways to home sites following heavy snows.

Dimensions: 17.5" x 8.75"


Paul Gray, Old Chatham, N.Y.


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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