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Culture/People:
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)  Search this
Possible collector:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Previous owner:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Seller:
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Box with cover
Media/Materials:
Wood, animal bone, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, incised, inlaid
Dimensions:
33 x 9 x 6 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Mouth of Kuskokwim River; Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
circa 1890
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of and possibly collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from George T. Emmons in 1916 using funds donated by Thea Heye.
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Catalog Number:
5/1200
Barcode:
051200.000
See related items:
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo)
Containers and Vessels
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Arctic & Subarctic
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cf857d18-2d19-4b3f-bea2-8751fb466025
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_55284