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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:

Woman's mask

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  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:
Woman's mask
Media/Materials:
Driftwood, caribou hair, cotton twine/string, cotton cloth, ochre, charcoal
Techniques:
Painted, bent, tied
Dimensions:
53.5 x 38.2 x 5.9 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1905
Catalog Number:
9/3437
Barcode:
093437.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Masks and Masking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100620
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:

Bag

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  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:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Seal gut/intestines, sealskin/fur, fish skin, hide thong/babiche, embroidery floss, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd, dyed, embroidered
Dimensions:
43.5 x 23.4 x 6.5 cm
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
9/3452
Barcode:
093452.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100636
Additional Online Media:

Bag

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  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:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Sealskin/fur (Spotted seal), seal gut/intestines, caribou hair, otter skin/fur, ochre, cotton thread
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd, fringed
Dimensions:
88.0 x 42.8 x 11.0 cm
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Native Term:
arr'inaq
Place:
Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1900-1915
Catalog Number:
9/3487
Barcode:
093487.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_100671
Additional Online Media:

Seal net

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Object Name:
Seal net
Media/Materials:
Walrus hide/skin
Techniques:
Knotted
Dimensions:
7.5 x 30 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term:
taqukassuun kuvyaq
Place:
Bristol Bay; Bristol Bay Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1885
Catalog Number:
9773
Barcode:
009773.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_10453
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:

Hunting helmet with seal and bird designs

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Object Name:
Hunting helmet with seal and bird designs
Media/Materials:
Wood, ivory, baleen, iron alloy, cordage
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
30.4 x 26.4 x 23 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Place:
Yukon River; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1870
Catalog Number:
10/6921
Barcode:
106921.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_114255
Additional Online Media:

Boots

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  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
Object Name:
Boots
Media/Materials:
Caribou hide/skin, hide, denim, wool yarn, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn
Dimensions:
66 x 28 x 11.5 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Native Term:
piluguuk qamquinak
Place:
Bethel; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
11/134
Barcode:
110134.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_118096
Additional Online Media:

Woman's boots

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Possible collector:
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's boots
Media/Materials:
Caribou hide/skin, hide, wool cloth, wool yarn, glass bead/beads, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn, appliquéd, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
26 x 13 x 39 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Native Term:
piluguuk
Place:
Bethel; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
11/135
Barcode:
110135.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_118097
Additional Online Media:

Mask with features drawn from caribou and walrus

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Alaska Curio Shop  Search this
Seller:
Alaska Curio Shop  Search this
MAI agent:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Mask with features drawn from caribou and walrus
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
55 x 41 x 28 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Native Term:
kegginaquq
Place:
Anvik; Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1910-1922
Catalog Number:
11/3989
Barcode:
113989.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Masks and Masking
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_122904
Additional Online Media:

Mask

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Driftwood, baleen, feather/feathers, paint, cotton twine/string, metal nails
Techniques:
Carved, perforated, nailed, pegged, tied, painted
Dimensions:
48 x 36 x 18 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Place:
Goodnews Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/910
Barcode:
120910.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Masks and Masking
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_130192
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:

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:

Man's dance fans

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Object Name:
Man's dance fans
Media/Materials:
Wood, feather/feathers, cotton twine/string, paint
Techniques:
Bent, wrapped, painted
Dimensions:
32 x 42 x 2 cm
Object Type:
Personal items
Native Term:
taruyamaarutek angucetaak
Place:
Goodnews Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
12/930
Barcode:
120930.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Personal items
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_130212
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, appliquéd, 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:

Carving

Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)  Search this
Collector:
George Byron Gordon (George B. Gordon/G. B. Gordon), Non-Indian, 1870-1927  Search this
Previous owner:
Free Museum of Science and Art (University of Pennsylvania Museum) (University Museum, University of Pennsylvania)  Search this
Object Name:
Carving
Media/Materials:
Walrus Ivory
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
31 x 1 x 1 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Kuskokwim region; Calista Native Corporation, Doyon Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
1/6659
Barcode:
016659.000
See related items:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_17791
Additional Online Media:

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