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Culture/People:
Unangan (Aleut)  Search this
Expedition:
E. H. Harriman Alaskan Expedition (1899)  Search this
Previous owner:
William Holt Averell (William H. Averell), Non-Indian, 1849-1904  Search this
Mary Buell Averell (Mary Blossom Buell Averell/Mrs. William Holt Averell), Non-Indian, 1853-1937  Search this
Elizabeth Rogerson (Elizabeth Buell Averell/Mrs. James C. Rogerson), Non-Indian, 1881-1938  Search this
Donor:
Elizabeth Rogerson (Elizabeth Buell Averell/Mrs. James C. Rogerson), Non-Indian, 1881-1938  Search this
Object Name:
Basket with cover
Media/Materials:
Beach grass/Rye grass, wool yarn
Techniques:
Twined, false-embroidered
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Aleutian Islands; Aleut Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Aleutian Islands
Collection History:
Collected in 1899 during the E.H. Harriman Expedition to Alaska (sponsored by railroad magnate Edward Henry Harriman [1848-1909]) by members of the W.H. Averell family who participated in the expedition, namely William Holt Averell (1849-1904), his wife Mary Buell Averell (1853-1937), and their daughter Elizabeth Buell Averell (Mrs. James C. Rogerson, 1881-1938); formerly in the collection of Elizabeth Rogerson; donated to MAI by Mrs. Rogerson in 1936.
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Catalog Number:
19/923
Barcode:
190923.000
See related items:
Unangan (Aleut)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b23490b5-b515-478b-8bf6-2880a40eeaf6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_204161