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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Tlingit [Hoonah (Huna)]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Amos Wallace (Amos Louis Wallace/Jeet Yaaw Dustaa), Tlingit [Hoonah (Huna)], 1920-2004  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Juneau, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Object Name:
Killer whale figure
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
10 x 21 x 45 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Juneau; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1962
Collection History:
Acquired by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1962 when the artist was employed during IACB arts and crafts demonstrations at Juneau, Alaska; 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:
25/8271
Barcode:
258271.000
See related items:
Tlingit [Hoonah (Huna)]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e9da4abc-c272-4fd0-aaf0-43405c51f201
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274203