Belt hook for needle case

For attachment to a belt to suspend a needle case. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom.

Object Summary

Museum Number 51/1916/117
Simple Name hook
Full Name belt hook for needle case
Common Name belt hook for needle case
Material walrus ivory; sinew or gut
Collection class Personal objects
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production county Bering Strait / Northwest Alaska
Production continent America
Cultural group Inupiat or Yup’ik Eskimo
Function name personal object
Function detail For attachment to a belt to suspend a needlecase.