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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)  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 and case
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, wood, cotton thread
Techniques:
Bead-wrapped, edge beaded, carved
Object Type:
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Place:
Fort Belknap, Fort Belknap Reservation; Blaine County; Montana; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1880-1920
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:
15/6997
Barcode:
156997.000
See related items:
A'aninin (Gros Ventre)
Sewing Tools and Equipment
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ed93b598-c083-447d-895e-e6ccb4fd22bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_168340