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Culture/People:
Takelma (Rogue River Indians)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Eneati (Shellhead), Takelma (Rogue River Indians), b. ca. 1815  Search this
Previous owner:
Lucy Metcalf (Lucy Shellhead Metcalf), Takelma (Rogue River Indians), ca. 1845-1936  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Thomas Talbot Waterman (T. T. Waterman), Non-Indian, 1885-1936  Search this
Object Name:
Purse for dentalium-shell "money"
Media/Materials:
Elk antler, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Cut, cutout, wrapped
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Oregon; USA
Date created:
1880-1900
Collection History:
Collected in 1921 from the artist's daughter, Lucy Shellhead Metcalf (Takelma, ca. 1845-1936), by Thomas Talbot Waterman (1885-1936, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
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Catalog Number:
10/7378
Barcode:
107378.000
See related items:
Takelma (Rogue River Indians)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws665c12233-17e5-411f-acec-be22854d5f6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_115848