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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Sioux  Search this
Possible collector:
Joseph Kossuth Dixon (Joseph K. Dixon), Non-Indian, 1856-1926  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph Kossuth Dixon (Joseph K. Dixon), Non-Indian, 1856-1926  Search this
Edith R. Dixon (Edith Sloane Reid/Mrs. Joseph Kossuth Dixon), Non-Indian, 1891-1969  Search this
Seller:
Edith R. Dixon (Edith Sloane Reid/Mrs. Joseph Kossuth Dixon), Non-Indian, 1891-1969  Search this
Object Name:
Awl case
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Bead-wrapped , lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type:
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Place:
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Collection History:
Probably collected between 1909 and 1913 by Joseph Kossuth Dixon (1856-1926, a photographer and filmmaker) during his work on the "Wanamaker Expedition of Citizenship," which was sponsored by Rodman Wanamaker (1863-1928, of the Wanamaker department stores) to present American flags to 189 tribes and emphasize the importance of Native citizenship; purchased by MAI from Joseph Dixon's widow, Edith R. Dixon (1891-1969), in 1927.
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Catalog Number:
15/6987
Barcode:
156987.000
See related items:
Sioux
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6123223bb-3bca-4579-8530-92c363773400
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_168330