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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Collector:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Seller:
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe model with accessories
Media/Materials:
Beech bark, wood, whale gut/intestine, mapi grass (juncus magellanicus), peat
Techniques:
Carved, bent, tied, wrapped, braided, coiled, dried
Dimensions:
74.00 x 19.00 x 13.00 cm
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Mussels Bay, Isla Navarino (Navarin Island); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Date created:
circa 1900
Collection History:
Collected in 1907 or 1908 by American explorer, writer, artist, and photographer Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) during his expeditions to Tierra del Fuego; purchased by MAI from Charles Furlong in 1916.
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Catalog Number:
5/8572
Barcode:
058572.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Watercraft and accessories
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southern Cone/Patagonia
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws68a8e8429-5f2d-476a-a063-b117a68b4928
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_63332