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Culture/People:
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [St. Lawrence Island]  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Walrus Ivory, ink
Techniques:
Carved, incised, polished
Dimensions:
9.2 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Saint Lawrence Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Saint Lawrence Island
Date created:
1964
Collection History:
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
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Catalog Number:
25/6398
Barcode:
256398.000
See related items:
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [St. Lawrence Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6870e3e08-ac7f-4a16-a9f2-0b4084253b60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272281