Object photography

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Object description

  • Penobscot artist
  • Toy
  • Bone, wood, plant fiber
  • Northeastern United States
  • H: 4 1/4 in, W: 4 1/8 in, D: 8 5/8 in (H: 10.8 cm, W: 10.5 cm, D: 21.9 cm)
  • E21485

DESCRIPTION

This is a toy made from what appears to be the lower jaw bone of a deer. It is joined by a light wood yoke from which a wrapped curved splint runs between the front end. There is a string attached here.