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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.


Length: 34.5 cm

Catalogue Number: E976


fancy scraper with notched tip and carved handle

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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.


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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This is a household item used mainly by Inuit women.


Length: 13 cm
Width: 9 cm

Catalogue Number: E3932


Stone knife held in wooden handle.

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