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Dog Figurine (?)

20th century
Walrus Ivory, Pigment

0.75 x 0.5 x 3.313 in. (1.905 x 1.27 x 8.414 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2019.33.89
Other Number(s): Inuit_Ivory.89 (Temporary Number)
Geography: North and Central America, Canada or United States
Culture/Nationality: Arctic, North American

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  • Arctic - In the context of art and culture, the culture of the indigenous peoples of the northern polar region of the earth, including the Arctic Ocean and the northernmost parts of Asia, Europe, and North America. The term may also refer to the animals, plants, climate, geology, geography, and oceanography of the area.
  • dog
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • pigment - Any relatively insoluble organic, inorganic, natural or artificial substance that imparts a color to another substance or mixture and always appears as the same specific color when viewed in white light. It is the constituent of paint or ink that provides the color. Distinguished from a dye, which is soluble in the vehicle, a pigment is insoluble in the vehicle, but instead is held in a suspension.
  • walrus ivory - Material comprising the dentin of walrus tusks.

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  • Object Dimensions: 0.75 x 0.5 x 3.313 in. (1.905 x 1.27 x 8.414 cm)

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