North Alaska Inupiak Eskimo Caribou Bone Snow Goggles

A Pair of North Alaska Inupiak Eskimo Caribou Bone Snow Goggles Decorated with Skeletal Patterns
19th Century
SIZE: 3.5cm high, 14cm wide, 2.5cm deep – 1½ ins high, 5½ ins wide, 1 ins deep
In the winter snow goggles are essential equipment for the hunter to protect his eyes from blowing snow and snow blindness. Goggles cut down the amount of light entering the eye, protecting the retina from becoming partially burnt by excessive ultraviolet radiation reflected from the snow-covered landscape.

North Alaska Inupiak Eskimo Caribou Bone Snow Goggles

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+44 (0)7768 236921

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