- Museum number
Ulu with wooden handle, two ivory stems and iron blade. Handle arch-formed and rounded, the stems being inserted into the ends of the arch. Blade is inserted into a slit on the other end of the stems and fastened with iron plugs. Blade is rectangular in shape, with rounded corners. Sharpened from one side.
- Production date
- 1930s (before)
Length: 3.50 - 3.70 centimetres (stems, respectively)
Height: 5 centimetres (blade)
Height: 1.30 centimetres (handle in middle)
Length: 6.30 centimetres (blade)
Length: 4.30 centimetres (max (handle))
Width: 0.80 centimetres (max (stems))
Depth: 1.40 centimetres (handle in middle)
- Curator's comments
- Enhanced description, BP,10/2000.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1984 13 Dec-1986 Jun, London, Museum of Mankind, Inuit / Eskimo: People of the North American Arctic, Case: "Clothing".
2001 15 Feb-27 May, London, BM Room 35, Annuraaq: Arctic Clothing from Igloolik.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number