Arrowshaft straightener or smoother

Description
Used for gripping an arrow or dart shaft in order to apply bending force, or as a gauge for measuring the diameter of an arrow. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom.
Accession Loan No.
51/1916/69
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
arrowshaft straightener or smoother
Simple Name
arrowshaft straightener
Full Name
arrowshaft straightener or smoother
Dimensions
whole length 132 mm; whole width 40 mm; whole depth 19 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
Function Name
tool
Function Detail
For gripping an arrow or dart shaft in order to apply bending force, or as a gauge for measuring the diameter of an arrow.
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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