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Culture/People:
Passamaquoddy  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy, 1837-1914  Search this
Previous owner:
Luther D. Lovekin (Lou Lovekin), Non-Indian, 1914-1993  Search this
Virginia Enoch Lovekin (Mrs. Luther D. Lovekin), Non-Indian, 1920-2015  Search this
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982  Search this
Donor:
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian  Search this
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013  Search this
Object Name:
Box with cover
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, spruce root
Techniques:
Folded, stitched, etched
Dimensions:
10.5 x 7 x 7.5 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Peter Dana Point; Princeton; Washington County; Maine; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1900
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Native art collectors Luther D. Lovekin (1914-1993) and Virginia Enoch Lovekin (1920-2015) (Springtown, Pennsylvania); purchased from them by Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast) in 1970; donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
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Catalog Number:
25/1662
Barcode:
251662.000
See related items:
Passamaquoddy
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62e43750f-30f1-4331-8fed-9612e703d660
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_267459