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Female figure

Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, incised
Culture/People:
probably Chupícuaro (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Costa Grande; Guerrero State; Mexico
Date Created:
400 BC-AD 400
Catalog Number:
23/2173
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Monique Grant; purchased by MAI in 1962.
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Female figure

Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Culture/People:
probably Tlatilco (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Tlatilco; Naucalpan de Juárez Municipality, Zumpango Region; México State; Mexico
Site Name:
Tlatilco
Geographical Areas:
Valley of Mexico
Date Created:
600-100 BC
Catalog Number:
23/3851
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Monique Grant; purchased by MAI in 1964.
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Female figure

Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Culture/People:
probably West Mexican Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Colima State; Mexico
Date Created:
AD 300-1000
Catalog Number:
23/5508
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Fred C. Peterson; purchased by MAI in 1965.
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Figure of a mother and child

Donor:
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Jillian Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler/Dame Jillian Sackler), Non-Indian
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled
Culture/People:
possibly Tlatilco (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Michoacán State; Mexico
Date Created:
1000-700 BC
Catalog Number:
23/8616
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Monique Grant; sold to Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler at an unknown date (Arthur Sackler, 1913-1987, was a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector); donated to MAI by Dr. and Mrs. Sackler in 1966.
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Female figure

Donor:
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Jillian Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler/Dame Jillian Sackler), Non-Indian
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Culture/People:
probably Chupícuaro (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Chupícuaro; Chupícuaro; Acámbaro Municipality; Guanajuato State; Mexico
Site Name:
Chupícuaro
Date Created:
500 BC-AD 200
Catalog Number:
23/8676
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Monique Grant; sold to Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler at an unknown date (Arthur Sackler, 1913-1987, was a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector); donated to MAI by Dr. and Mrs. Sackler in 1966.
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Female figure

Donor:
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Jillian Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler/Dame Jillian Sackler), Non-Indian
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Culture/People:
probably West Mexican Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Queréndaro; Queréndaro Municipality; Michoacán State; Mexico
Date Created:
AD 200-1000
Catalog Number:
23/9362
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Monique Grant; sold to Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler at an unknown date (Arthur Sackler, 1913-1987, was a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector); donated to MAI by Dr. and Mrs. Sackler in 1967.
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Female figure

Donor:
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Jillian Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler/Dame Jillian Sackler), Non-Indian
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Culture/People:
probably Zacatenco (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
San José las Bocas; Izúcar de Matamoros Municipality; Puebla State; Mexico
Date Created:
600-100 BC
Catalog Number:
24/795
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Robert L. Stolper; sold to Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler at an unknown date (Arthur Sackler, 1913-1987, was a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector); donated to MAI by Dr. and Mrs. Sackler in 1968.
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Morelos-style female figure

Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Culture/People:
possibly Olmec (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Nexpa; Tlaquiltenango Municipaligy; Morelos State; Mexico
Site Name:
Nexpa
Date Created:
100 BC-AD 300
Catalog Number:
24/8392
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Lewis Krevolin (artist and art collector); purchased by MAI in 1973.
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Figure of a man driving a llama

Donor:
Clara Grace Carnahan, Non-Indian, 1882-ca. 1960
Media/Materials:
Silver
Techniques:
Cast
Dimensions:
7.4 x 3 x 6 cm
Culture/People:
Aymara
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Bolivia (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
22/1900
Collection History:
Purchased in Lima, Peru, probably by Clara Grace Carnahan (1882-ca. 1960, a teacher of Spanish language and culture who lived in Lima between 1907 and 1917); donated to MAI by Miss Carnahan in 1953 in memory of her mother, Mrs. Catherine R. Carnahan (1839-ca. 1915).
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Basket with cover

Artists/Makers:
Elizabeth Hickox (Lizzie Hickox/Elizabeth Conrad Hickox/Mrs. Luther Hickox), Karuk (Karok)/Wiyot, 1875-1947
Donor:
Mary H. Davis, Non-Indian
Media/Materials:
Spruce root, maidenhair fern stem, hazel, porcupine quills
Techniques:
Twined, half-twist overlay
Dimensions:
12.7 x 7.9 cm
Culture/People:
Karuk (Karok)
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
California; USA
Date Created:
1910-1930
Catalog Number:
22/1927
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Mrs. Mary H. Davis; bequeathed to MAI in 1953.
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Figure of a man and a horse

Donor:
Dr. Otho C. Hudson, Non-Indian, 1902-1993
Catherine Hudson, Non-Indian, b. 1901
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, wood, hair, paint
Techniques:
Carved, sewn, painted
Dimensions:
25 x 11.5 x 34.5 cm
Culture/People:
Southern Inunaina (Arapaho)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
circa 1930
Catalog Number:
22/4817
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Otho C. Hudson; donated to MAI in 1955 in memory of their daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Hudson Mavroyanis.
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Dancer doll

Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, paint, hide, fur, glass bead/beads, yarn, metal, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Sewn
Dimensions:
29.8 x 11.5 cm
Culture/People:
probably Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo) (attributed); possibly purchased at Tesuque Pueblo
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Tesuque Pueblo, Tesuque Reservation; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date Created:
1960
Catalog Number:
22/9571
Collection History:
Purchased in 1960, possibly at Tesuque Pueblo, by Sallie R. Wagner (Sallie Lippincott, 1913-2006, owner of Wide Ruins Trading Post with her husband Bill Lippincott); sold to MAI in 1961.
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Deer Dancer doll

Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, paint, hide, fur, glass bead/beads, yarn, metal, plastic, feather/feathers
Techniques:
Sewn
Dimensions:
35.5 x 12.1 cm
Culture/People:
probably Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo) (attributed); possibly purchased at Tesuque Pueblo
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place:
Tesuque Pueblo, Tesuque Reservation; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date Created:
1960
Catalog Number:
22/9572
Collection History:
Purchased in 1960, possibly at Tesuque Pueblo, by Sallie R. Wagner (Sallie Lippincott, 1913-2006, owner of Wide Ruins Trading Post with her husband Bill Lippincott); sold to MAI in 1961.
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Figure

Artists/Makers:
Shurerea, Karajá (Caraja)
Media/Materials:
Pottery, vegetal fiber, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Dimensions:
10.9 x 6.4 cm
Culture/People:
Karajá (Caraja)
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Ilha do Bananal, Rio Araguaia; Santa Isabel; Tocantins State, North Region; Brazil
Site Name:
Ilha do Bananal, Rio Araguaia
Island Name:
Ilha do Bananal
Date Created:
1950-1960
Catalog Number:
23/1562
Collection History:
Collected in 1961 by Dr. Borys Malkin (1917-2009, naturalist and ethnographer); sold to MAI the same year.
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Colt Frontier .44 caliber revolver, belt, and holster

Artists/Makers:
Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company (Colt's Manufacturing Company), 1847-
Donor:
Katherine Harvey, Non-Indian, 1892-1962
Media/Materials:
Metal, metal buckle, commercially tanned leather, mother-of-pearl, silver, nickel
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured
Dimensions:
27 x 4.5 x 13 cm
Culture/People:
Non-Indian
Object Type:
Firearms and accessories
Place:
Hartford; Hartford County; Connecticut; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1878-1905
Catalog Number:
23/2385
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Katherine Harvey (1892-1962, granddaughter of Fred Harvey of the Fred Harvey Company); bequeathed to MAI in 1962.
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Man's vest

Donor:
Frederick M. E. Schaefer, Non-Indian, 1892-1976
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, sinew, cotton cloth, metal braid trim
Techniques:
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Dimensions:
61 x 50 x 4 cm
Culture/People:
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
New York City; New York; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1905-1910
Catalog Number:
23/2540
Collection History:
Made for Rudolph J. Schaefer (1863-1923) about 1908 by Indian members of the Buffalo Bill troupe during appearances at Madison Square Garden, New York City; donated to MAI in 1963 by his son Frederick M. E. Schaefer (1892-1976) in memory of his father.
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Grass Dance whistle in the form of a crane

Media/Materials:
Wood, paint, vermilion/cinnabar, brass tacks/bosses
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
74 x 11 x 2.8 cm
Culture/People:
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Cannon Ball, Standing Rock Reservation; Sioux County; North Dakota; USA
Date Created:
1880-1920
Catalog Number:
23/2952
Collection History:
Collected circa 1920 by Margaret R. Elliott (1887-1976) while working as a nurse in Cannon Ball, South Dakota; purchased by MAI from Miss Elliott in 1963.
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Labret/Lip pendant

Media/Materials:
Macaw feather/feathers, toucan feather/feathers, cotinga scalp/scalps, tree pitch/gum
Techniques:
Glued
Dimensions:
32 x 13.5 x 0.5 cm
Culture/People:
Ka'apor
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Rio Gurupi (Gurupy); Canindé, Paragominas Municipality; Southeast Mesoregion, Paragominas Microregion; Pará State, North Region; Brazil
Site Name:
Rio Gurupi (Gurupy)
Date Created:
1955-1962
Catalog Number:
23/3267
Collection History:
Collected in 1962 by Dr. Borys Malkin (1917-2009, naturalist and ethnographer); purchased by MAI in 1964.
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Reserve Black-on-White bowl

Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, painted
Culture/People:
Pueblo (Anasazi) (archaeological)
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Tularosa Canyon; Catron County; New Mexico; USA
Site Name:
Tularosa Canyon
Date Created:
AD 1100-1200
Catalog Number:
1
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Henry E. Hales (1830-1913, Bergen County, New Jersey collector); purchased by George Heye in 1903.
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Vessel depicting a nobleman carried on a palanquin

Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, painted
Dimensions:
16.5 x 15.3 cm
Culture/People:
probably Classic period Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Nebaj; Nebaj Municipality; Quiché Department, Southwest Region; Guatemala
Date Created:
AD 550-850
Catalog Number:
23/3800
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Robert L. Stolper (Stolper Galleries, New York); acquired by MAI via an exchange with Stolper in 1969.
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