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Igloo Snow Knife or Pana. Smaller knives were often called Story Knife & Scrimshawed. Snow knives were made from most any available material that ranged from bone, wood, ivory and metal.

thetypologist: A fitting typology for the Northeast today. Snow knives from the Smithsonian Collection.

The story knife is a traditional girl’s toy used for sketching pictures on the ground or in the snow. The pictures show clothing, people, houses, animals, and events, and are drawn to illustrate a story or as a game in which others try to guess the artist’s subject. Knife stories were accompanied by songs. Neva Rivers said, “Girls still play this game using metal butter knives instead of the traditional wood, bone, or ivory yaaruin.”

Igloo Snow Knife or Pana. Smaller knives were called Story Knife & Scrimshawed. Snow knives were made from most any available material that ranged from bone, wood, ivory and metal.

Eskimo Women’s Knife (Ulu);  Walrus Ivory Handle, Steel Blade ca. 1890

Eskimo Women’s Knife (Ulu) - Walrus Ivory Handle, Steel Blade - 1890

Snow goggles, Inuit  Without protection, a hunters eyes were left vulnerable to a painful and often serious condition known as snow blindness, similar to a sunburn. Ivory or wood snow goggles alleviated this effect by allowing the wearer to peer through narrow openings, while shading him from the excessive glare.

memoirsofanatom: “ Snow goggles of caribou antler Iglulingmiut, early century AD Collected on Winter Island, Nunavut, Canada, North America These goggles are carved from the hard rind or outer edge of caribou antler. Snow goggles were.

magdalenian harpoon - Cerca con Google

Organic projectile points from the U. and other countries.

Igloo Snow Knife or Pana. Smaller knives were called Story Knife & Scrimshawed. Snow knives were made from most any available material that ranged from bone, wood, ivory and metal.

Igloo Snow Knife or Pana. Smaller knives were called Story Knife & Scrimshawed. Snow knives were made from most any available material that ranged from bone, wood, ivory and metal.

Inuit bone and carved walrus ivory:  clips and serrated objects.

Augusta Auctions - Inuit bone and carved walrus ivory: clips and serrated objects.

Inuit Bering Sea Eskimo Walrus Ivory and Iron Semi-Lunar Knife 'Ulu'.

Inuit Bering Sea Eskimo Walrus Ivory and Iron Semi-Lunar Knife 'Ulu'.

Снежный нож, кость. Эскимосы. Море Беринга, 19 век.

A Bering Sea Eskimo Carved Walrus Ivory Snow Knife

Inuit amulets

Amulet Cluster, 1913 – 1916 Area around Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut Ivory, sinew Length 15 cm

Three Eskimo scrimshaw items  Including a full walrus tusk, completely engraved to depict hunting scenes, animals, and vignettes of village and domestic life; and two drilled cribbage boards, one in the shape of a seal, the other decorated with images of sea creatures.

Three Eskimo scrimshaw items Including a full walrus tusk, completely engraved to depict hunting scenes, animals, and vignettes of village and domestic life; and two drilled cribbage boards, one in.

2 lunettes de neige (§) Inuit dans l'os de baleine - - INUIT / ALASKA (DETROIT…

2 lunettes de neige (§) Inuit dans l'os de baleine - - INUIT / ALASKA (DETROIT…

Harpoon-head carved from ivory (walrus) and with incised circle and line pattern to the body.

Full: Front Harpoon-head carved from ivory (walrus) and with incised circle and line pattern to the body. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Резьба по кости. Инуиты, 1940 год.

Резьба по кости. Инуиты, 1940 год.

Man's knife and sheath, Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo), circa 1895. Kuskokwim River, Alaska

Man's knife and sheath, Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo), circa Kuskokwim River, Alaska WW - Loshari ref

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