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Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Alvin Kayouktuk (Alvin Joseph Kayouktuk), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1934-1997  Search this
IACB agent:
Extension Center for Arts and Crafts, University of Alaska  Search this
Ronald Senungetuk, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1933-2020  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Alvin Kayouktuk (Alvin Joseph Kayouktuk), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1934-1997  Search this
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Cherry wood, ivory
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
25.7 x 14.6 x 12.6 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Little Diomede Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Little Diomede Island
Date created:
1965
Collection History:
Created while the artist was attending the Extension Center for Arts and Crafts, University of Alaska (Fairbanks, Alaska); purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist through Ronald Senungetuk (Inupiaq, 1933-2020) of the Extension Center for Arts and Crafts, University of Alaska (Fairbanks, Alaska), 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:
26/1374
Barcode:
261374.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277471