CULTURAL CONTEXT : Skin preparation; Used to soften skins.

DESCRIPTION : A wide, concave-shaped blade narrows to a handle formed by an extension that is oriented at a right angle to the blade. The blunt-edged scraper is used to soften the skins by breaking the fibres.

GEO-CULTURAL AREA : Central Arctic

ETHNOLINGUISTIC GROUP : Inuit-Inupiaq

CULTURE : Caribou Inuit

NATURAL REGION : Baker Lake

PROVINCE : Northwest Territories

DATE MANUFACTURE ENDED : 1930 p

PERIOD : 20th Century, early

MATERIAL : Bone; Musk-ox humerus

METHOD OF MANUFACTURE : Carved
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