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Culture/People:
Makah  Search this
Previous owner:
Free Museum of Science and Art (University of Pennsylvania Museum) (University Museum, University of Pennsylvania)  Search this
Possible collector:
Charles F. Newcombe (C.F. Newcombe), Non-Indian, 1851-1924  Search this
Museum agent:
Stewart Culin, Non-Indian, 1858-1929  Search this
Object Name:
Gambling stick
Media/Materials:
Animal Bone, wood, pigment/pigments, hide
Techniques:
Cut, incised, painted, stitched
Dimensions:
7.50 x 3.25 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Neah Bay, Makah Reservation; Clallam County; Washington; USA
Date created:
1870-1890
Collection History:
Probably collected by Charles F. Newcombe (1851-1924, a physician and collector in British Columbia); purchased in 1900 by Stewart Culin (1858-1929, later of the Brooklyn Museum) for the Free Museum of Art and Science; received by George Heye through an exchange with the Free Museum of Science and Art in 1908.
Catalog Number:
1/9280
Barcode:
019280.000
See related items:
Makah
Games, Toys, Gambling
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20228