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An Inuit woman stored and protected her precious needles in a container carved out of ivory or made from a hollowed bone. The materials used to make needlecases included bone, antler and ivory from land animals and sea mammals. Even the stalk of a bird's feather could house the fragile needles.

An Inuit woman stored and protected her precious needles in a container carved out of ivory or made from a hollowed bone. The materials used to make needlecases included bone, antler and ivory from land animals and sea mammals. Even the stalk of a bird's feather could house the fragile needles.

suchasensualdestroyer:  Whale Tail Comb, walrus ivory, c. 0 AD  Punuk or Thule Inuit Culture (Greenland)

suchasensualdestroyer: Whale Tail Comb, walrus ivory, c. 0 AD Punuk or Thule Inuit Culture (Greenland)

The Arctic People - Food / Hunting / Tools

The Arctic People - Food / Hunting / Tools

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

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

A personal favorite from my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/270985766/peter-kasudluak-inuit-eskimo-art-carving

A personal favorite from my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/270985766/peter-kasudluak-inuit-eskimo-art-carving

Walrus ivory figurePunuk culture, Alaska, 2nd–4th century Height 1-7/8 in. (4.7 cm) From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Walrus ivory figurePunuk culture, Alaska, 2nd–4th century Height 1-7/8 in. (4.7 cm) From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

An Eskimo walrus effigy needle case

An Eskimo walrus effigy needle case

Inuit Eskimo ivory & bone artifacts with engraved animal effigies. Ivory comb. Bonhams Auctions.

Inuit Eskimo ivory & bone artifacts with engraved animal effigies. Ivory comb. Bonhams Auctions.

Inuit Eskimo ART Carving Antler Bird ON 'Branch' 3 5x6x4 Bought AT Auction | eBay

Inuit Eskimo ART Carving Antler Bird ON 'Branch' 3 5x6x4 Bought AT Auction | eBay

R91.3 A-C, sewing kit, Inuit, copper, sinew, bone, sealskin, 9.8 cm x 1.8 cm, Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada. R2380.199 a-e, needle case and contents, Inuit, bone, copper, Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.  Period not identified, but likely the Inuit used similar tools during the medieval period.

R91.3 A-C, sewing kit, Inuit, copper, sinew, bone, sealskin, 9.8 cm x 1.8 cm, Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada. R2380.199 a-e, needle case and contents, Inuit, bone, copper, Collection of Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada. Period not identified, but likely the Inuit used similar tools during the medieval period.

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