3 Pronged Bone Implement For Painting Robes

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Specimen Count
1
From card: "89967: Illus. in: Hndbook. of N. Amer. Indian, Vol. 6, Subarctic, Fig. 6B, pg. 178 and I.D. there as Naskapi."
Illus. p. liii in Turner, Lucien M., Scott A. Heyes, and K. M. Helgen. 2014. Mammals of Ungava & Labrador: the 1882-1884 fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu knowledge.
A three-pronged bone implement for painting robes. The Innu used fork-like sticks to paint complicated patterns on their clothing.
Record Last Modified
8 May 2017
Topic
Ethnology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Donor Name
Lucien M. Turner
Collector
Lucien M. Turner
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Place
Ungava Bay, Quebec, Canada, North America
Accession Date
1884-Jan-09
Object Type
Paint Bone
Accession Number
013922
USNM Number
E89967-0
Culture
Innu
: Naskapi