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Culture/People:
probably Potawatomi (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles Tecumseh (Chief Teecomsee), Potawatomi, b. ca. 1855  Search this
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973  Search this
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-  Search this
Collector:
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973  Search this
Object Name:
Charm bag
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn
Techniques:
Twined
Object Type:
Personal items
Place:
Near Crandon; Stone Lake (Lake Lucerne), Forest County Potawatomi Reservation; Forest County; Wisconsin; USA
Collection History:
Formerly owned by Charles Tecumseh (Potawatomi, b. ca, 1855); collected from him at an unknown date by Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973); acquired by MAI in 1968 through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
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Catalog Number:
24/1987
Barcode:
241987.000
See related items:
Potawatomi
Personal items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f9f80a19-8f0b-4496-8c24-d3c88cb4d6ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_257653