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Walrus tusk with a carved cribbage board and engravings of walruses around the perimeter of obverse and engraving of an Alaskan shoreline on reverse.

Provenance

Descended to Marilyn and Selwyn Kudisch (of Chestnut Hill, MA) in 1962. Given to the Museum in 1992.

Credit Line

Gift of Marilyn and Selwyn Kudisch

Native American (Alaskan Eskimo), 1875–1925

Object Place

Alaska, United States

Dimensions

57.47 x 5.08 x 4.76 cm (22 5/8 x 2 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.460

Medium or Technique

Walrus ivory, pigment

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Recreational