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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
probably Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Judge Nathan Bijur, Non-Indian, 1862-1930  Search this
Previous owner:
Judge Nathan Bijur, Non-Indian, 1862-1930  Search this
Lilly Prochownick Bijur (Mrs. Nathan Bijur), Non-Indian, 1867-1944  Search this
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972  Search this
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982  Search this
Donor:
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972  Search this
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982  Search this
Object Name:
Snow goggles
Media/Materials:
Ivory, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Carved, cutout, drilled, tied
Dimensions:
14 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date created:
1880-1900
Collection History:
Probably collected by Judge Nathan Bijur (1862-1930) during travel in Alaska before 1920; inherited by his widow Lilly Prochownick Bijur (1867-1944) and son Harry Ash Bijur (1887-1972); donated to MAI by Harry Bijur and his wife Madeline Bijur (1901-1982) in 1965.
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Catalog Number:
23/5639
Barcode:
235639.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Personal items
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Arctic & Subarctic
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f3983143-b3a8-488a-b4c8-4e877179a2e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_250892