- Museum number
sewing apparatus, comprising (a) needle case tube carved of walrus ivory inlaid with blue glass beads; through which passes (b) seal hide thong; to which are joined (c) ornamented top of second tube, made of ivory with inset beads; (d) flat ivory sewing hook; and (e) grey and black-striped stone whetstone with one end broken off.
- Production date
- 1870s (before)
Height: 30 centimetres
Width: 4 centimetres
Depth: 1.50 centimetres
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1984 13 Dec-1986 Jun, Museum of Mankind, Inuit / Eskimo: People of the North American Arctic, Case: "Clothing"
- Thong between case and needle & whetstone has broken.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1872C1.8212a-e (old CDMS no.)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: Am1872C0610.21 (Christy "Additions" Register reference)