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Culture/People:
Choctaw  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Gloria York, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982  Search this
Donor:
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian  Search this
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013  Search this
Object Name:
Sash/belt
Media/Materials:
Felt, felt, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, edge beaded , overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
105 x 8.5 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Place:
Mississippi, Louisiana; USA (inferred)
Collection History:
Acquired from the artist by Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast) at an unknown date; donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
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Catalog Number:
25/1616
Barcode:
251616.000
See related items:
Choctaw
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_267122