- Eskimo artist
- Toggle, mid-late 19th century
- Leather, ivory, paint
- Cape Darby, Alaska, Arctic, United States
- L: 3 6/8 in, W: 1 1/4 in, D: 1 in (L: 9.5 cm, W: 3.2 cm, D: 2.5 cm)
- Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
This is a carved ivory toggle and a leather line used to drag dead seals back to camp. The toggle is carved and polished into the form of a seal. Incised features on the seal are painted black. Through two holes a short loop of stout thong is wrapped together. Further Remarks: Collected by E.W. Nelson in 1877.