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Photographer:
Mary Angaiak, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Mary Angaiak, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Association, Inc. (Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Clearing House/Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Cooperative/ANAC Association, Inc.), 1937-  Search this
Object Name:
Basket in the form of a seal
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Coiled, dyed
Dimensions:
53 x 21.5 x 17 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Tununak (Tanunak); Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Nelson Island
Date created:
1972
Collection History:
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives the from the Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Co-op (Juneau, Alaska) in 1972; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number:
25/5242
Barcode:
255242.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271107