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Museum catalogue: Arctic Material Culture Collection



Accession no.: N: 1007
Title: Scraper
Description: Scraper. Labrador Inuit. Hebron, Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada. Purchased 1944.
Classified name:
Current cultural affiliation Labrador Inuit
Former cultural affiliation Labrador Eskimo
Current place name Canada > Newfoundland > Labrador > Hebron
Getty AAT Tools
Field collection:
Person bingham
Place Canada > Newfoundland > Labrador > Hebron
Date 10/1944
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Blade is made from a single piece of slate with curved cutting surface. Sides taper to straight cut proximal end which is inserted into split in wooden handle. Blade is secured with light brown string wound 3x and tied around groove in handle 17 mm from distal end.

  • Width: 61mm, length: 110mm