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Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Judge Nathan Bijur, Non-Indian, 1862-1930  Search this
Lilly Prochownick Bijur (Mrs. Nathan Bijur), Non-Indian, 1867-1944  Search this
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972  Search this
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982  Search this
Seller:
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972  Search this
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982  Search this
Object Name:
Basket bowl
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass
Techniques:
Coiled
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Alaska; USA (inferred)
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Judge Nathan Bijur (1862-1930); inherited by his widow Lilly Prochownick Bijur (1867-1944) and son Harry Ash Bijur (1887-1972); purchased by MAI from Harry Bijur and his wife Madeline Bijur (1901-1982) in 1946.
Catalog Number:
20/8393
Barcode:
208393.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_222671