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Culture/People:
Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
White Breast (Wa-pe-ski-ka-ka), Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa], ca. 1875-1950  Search this
Previous owner:
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
Object Name:
Brooch
Media/Materials:
German silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy), wool cloth
Techniques:
Hammered, cutout, stamped
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Sac and Fox Reservation (Mesquakie Indian Settlement); Tama County; Iowa; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1937
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of 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:
24/4605
Barcode:
244605.000
See related items:
Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa]
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws628bbae5f-8667-4eb0-9050-ac73536677e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_260306