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Scrapers

Ice Scraper (Sermerstut)

This is an ice scraper made of bone. It has a curved handle with carved lines and notches. The handle is carefully shaped to fit comfortably in the hand. This tool is also listed as a kayak scraper. In Fine condition. Collected August, 1895.

Measurements

Length: 34.5 cm

Catalogue Number: E976

 

fancy scraper with notched tip and carved handle

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Scraper

This household scraper is made out of carved wood with metal at one end. The metal blade is used to scrape hides. Good condition. Collected August, 1895.

Measurements

Length: 60.5 cm
Width: 5.5 cm

Catalogue Number: E3931

wooden scraper with paddle shaped ends. Metal tip on one end.

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Knife

This is a household item used mainly by Inuit women.

Measurements

Length: 13 cm
Width: 9 cm

Catalogue Number: E3932

 

Stone knife held in wooden handle.

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Collection Information

The materials pictured and described on this page are part of the Spencer Museum of Art's collection, www.spencerart.ku.edu. More information about these objects can be found at http://www.spencerart.ku.edu/search/.

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