Belt hook for needle case

Description
For attachment to a belt to suspend a needle case. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom.
Accession Loan No.
51/1916/117
Collection Class
Personal objects
Common Name
belt hook for needle case
Simple Name
hook
Full Name
belt hook for needle case
Dimensions
whole length 71 mm; whole width 18 mm; whole depth 4 mm
Cultural Group
Inupiat or Yup’ik Eskimo
Production County
Bering Strait / Northwest Alaska
Production Area Region
N
Production Continent
America
Family Group

Material
walrus ivory; sinew or gut
Function Name
personal object
Function Detail
For attachment to a belt to suspend a needlecase.
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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