Among other materials, ivory, bone, horn, and antler have been used by indigenous peoples to craft objects from functional household items to intricate jewellery, carvings, and statues. With proper care these objects can be enjoyed for many years.
Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes
- Alternative Materials: Ivory, Bone, Horn and Antler (Pitt Rivers Museum)
- Bone, Antler, Ivory, and Teeth (Minnesota Historical Society)
- Byne's "Disease:" How To Recognize, Handle And Store Affected Shells and Related Collections (Conserve-O-Gram 11/15, National Parks Service, 2008)
- Quills, Horn, Hair, Feathers, Claws, and Baleen (Minnesota Historical Society)
- The Care and Handling of Ivory Objects (Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute)
- 5/1 Storage Supports for Basket Collections 1993
- The Care of Feathers (Bishop Museum)
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