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Culture/People:
Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Previous owner:
Irvin S. Cobb (Irving S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1944  Search this
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Seller:
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
William Shirley Fulton (William S. Fulton), Non-Indian, 1880-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Digging stick
Media/Materials:
Wood, metal
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County; North Dakota; USA
Date created:
circa 1875
Collection History:
Purchased in 1884 from an unnamed Sioux woman from Chief Gall's band; formerly in the collection of Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944, a New York City author, journalist, and humorist); purchased by MAI in 1945 from Irvin Cobb's widow, Laura Spencer Cobb (1876-1967), with funds provided by William Shirley Fulton (1880-1964, an archaeologist, founder of the Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, Arizona, and MAI trustee).
Catalog Number:
20/8064
Barcode:
208064.000
See related items:
Nakota (Yankton Sioux)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_222224