Needle

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Culture/People
Baffinland Inuit (Baffinland Eskimo)
Collector
William Henry Cave (W.H. Cave), Non-Indian, 1872-1941
Seller
William Henry Cave (W.H. Cave), Non-Indian, 1872-1941
Object Name
Needle
Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Perforated, carved
Object Type
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Place
Cumberland Sound; Qikiqtaaluk Region (Qitirmiut, Baffin); Nunavut; Canada
Archipelago
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Island Name
Baffin Island
Island Grouping
Baffin Island Group
Collection History
Probably collected by William Henry Cave (1872-1941, an itinerant Salvation Army preacher) before 1916; purchased by MAI from William Henry Cave in 1918.
Catalog Number
8/4650
Barcode
084650.000
See related items
Baffinland Inuit (Baffinland Eskimo)
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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