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  • Greenland Inuit peoples
  • line segment with toggle, 1845–1895
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • sealskin, ivory, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 16.5 x 9 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 6 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 13/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5767.02
Description

2007.5767.02: Very short piece of sealskin line strung through a flat, narrow piece of ivory and a second piece. The other end is broken off of the larger line, part 2007.5767.01.

In use, the line is doubled over and the end looped around the sealskin loop in 2007.5767.03.