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Dance fan

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Dance fan
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, paint, twine/string
Techniques:
Bent, wrapped, perforated, painted
Dimensions:
29 x 32 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Personal items
Native Term:
tegumiak (alternate term: yurarrsuutek
Place:
Goodnews Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/929
Barcode:
120929.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_130211
Additional Online Media:

One-string banjo

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
One-string banjo
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint, nylon monofilament
Techniques:
Painted, carved
Dimensions:
50 x 5 x 9.5 cm
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1900-1930
Catalog Number:
20/9342
Barcode:
209342.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Music and Sound
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_223509
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Ball

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Ball
Media/Materials:
Sealskin/fur, wool felt, unknown stuffing, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn, stuffed, stitched
Dimensions:
8.5 x 8.2 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date created:
1960-1980
Catalog Number:
25/8992
Barcode:
258992.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Games, Toys, Gambling
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274971
Additional Online Media:

Miniature basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Fishwheel Gift Shop  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Coiled, dyed
Dimensions:
3.1 x 2.4 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Scammon Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/855
Barcode:
260855.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276643

Miniature basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Fishwheel Gift Shop  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Coiled, dyed
Dimensions:
4.7 x 3.4 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Scammon Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/856
Barcode:
260856.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276644

Miniature basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Fishwheel Gift Shop  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Coiled, dyed
Dimensions:
3.5 x 2.2 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Scammon Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/857
Barcode:
260857.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276645

Miniature basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Fishwheel Gift Shop  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Coiled, dyed
Dimensions:
3.5 x 2.6 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Scammon Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/858
Barcode:
260858.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276646

Miniature basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Fishwheel Gift Shop  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Coiled, dyed
Dimensions:
2.6 x 2.3 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Scammon Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/859
Barcode:
260859.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276647

Miniature basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Fishwheel Gift Shop  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Coiled, dyed
Dimensions:
3.0 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Scammon Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1969
Catalog Number:
26/861
Barcode:
260861.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276649

Mask

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Previous owner:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Seller:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood, owl feather/feathers, duck feather/feathers, beach grass/rye grass, cotton cord/cordage, spruce root, clay slip, charcoal, paint
Techniques:
Carved, bent, pegged, painted
Dimensions:
100 x 71 x 34 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1905
Catalog Number:
9/3417
Barcode:
093417.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Masks and Masking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100600
Additional Online Media:

Crane figure used as a dance accessory

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Previous owner:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Seller:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Crane figure used as a dance accessory
Media/Materials:
Driftwood, cotton twine/string, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted, tied
Dimensions:
70.2 x 27.8 x 46 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1905
Catalog Number:
9/3436
Barcode:
093436.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100619
Additional Online Media:

Bird/human figure hung in the men's house during dances

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Previous owner:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Seller:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928  Search this
Object Name:
Bird/human figure hung in the men's house during dances
Media/Materials:
Driftwood, sealskin/fur, feather/feathers, down, ochre, charcoal
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, pegged, painted
Dimensions:
47 x 48 x 22 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1905
Catalog Number:
9/3440
Barcode:
093440.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100623
Additional Online Media:

Parka of dog-salmon skin

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Parka of dog-salmon skin
Media/Materials:
Fish skin, sinew, hide, grass
Techniques:
Sewn
Dimensions:
110 x 94 x 20 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
Native Term:
qasperrluk
Place:
Mouth of Yukon River; Yukon River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
9/7029
Barcode:
097029.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_104902
Additional Online Media:

Bear mask

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Bear mask
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint, iron nails
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
87.2 x 40 x 16 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Place:
Goodnews Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/927
Barcode:
120927.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Masks and Masking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_130209
Additional Online Media:

Basket with cover

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Frederick W. Skiff (Frederick Woodward Skiff/F.W. Skiff), Non-Indian, 1868-1947  Search this
Seller:
Frederick W. Skiff (Frederick Woodward Skiff/F.W. Skiff), Non-Indian, 1868-1947  Search this
Object Name:
Basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, wool yarn, cordage
Techniques:
Coiled, embroidered
Dimensions:
21.0 x 26.0 x 25.0 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Native Term:
mingqaq (aternate term: aguumaq)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date created:
1890-1920
Catalog Number:
15/6353
Barcode:
156353.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_167612
Additional Online Media:

Hunting tally in the form of a set of carved bird heads

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Donor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Hunting tally in the form of a set of carved bird heads
Media/Materials:
Wood, ivory
Techniques:
Carved, painted, tied
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 3.5 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place:
Yukon River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1905
Catalog Number:
16/2008
Barcode:
162008.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_173441
Additional Online Media:

Man's parka

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Man's parka
Media/Materials:
Squirrel skin/fur (Ground squirrel), caribou hide/skin, sinew, commercially tanned leather, wool yarn, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, appliqu├ęd, overlay beadwork, strung
Dimensions:
130 x 140 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
Native Term:
qaliq
Place:
Yukon River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
16/3950
Barcode:
163950.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (fitted)
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_175741
Additional Online Media:

Ulu (woman's knife)

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Edward Howe Wales, Non-Indian, 1856-1922  Search this
Ruth Wales du Pont (Mrs. Henry F. du Pont), Non-Indian, 1889-1967  Search this
Donor:
Ruth Wales du Pont (Mrs. Henry F. du Pont), Non-Indian, 1889-1967  Search this
Object Name:
Ulu (woman's knife)
Media/Materials:
Walrus Ivory, iron blade
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
14.5 x 1.8 x 11.3 cm
Object Type:
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place:
Bristol Bay; Bristol Bay Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
18/4426
Barcode:
184426.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_197263
Additional Online Media:

Finger/Hand mask

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Finger/Hand mask
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Yukon River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
19/3380
Barcode:
193380.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_206715
Additional Online Media:

Finger/Hand mask

Culture/People:
probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929  Search this
Seller:
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh  Search this
Object Name:
Finger/Hand mask
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Yukon River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Catalog Number:
19/3381
Barcode:
193381.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_206716
Additional Online Media:

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