- Museum number
Sewing implements (set of four); carved of ivory; set of four sewing implements carved of ivory tied together with twisted cotton cord: a) implement resembling paddle, engraved with concentric circles; b) stick of ivory with knob at one end, ten ridges carved at opposite end, engraved with three bands of crosshatching; c) piece of ivory with squared-off handle pierced with five holes, hook at opposite end; d) stick with knob at either end, engraved with lines.
Height: 14.50 centimetres (longest implement)
Width: 18 centimetres (all four implements stretched out on cord)
Depth: 1 centimetres
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Found in Americas collections in 1997 apparently unnumbered and unregistered. Date and means of acquisition not known; said to be Wellcome Collection (cf.1954,Am5 collection).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Am1997,Q.2619 (previously registered as)