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Culture/People:
probably Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Collector:
Dorr F. Tozier (D. F. Tozier), Non-Indian, 1843-1946  Search this
Previous owner:
Dorr F. Tozier (D. F. Tozier), Non-Indian, 1843-1946  Search this
Seattle Land and Improvement Company  Search this
Fred E. Sander (Fred Everett Saunder), Non-Indian, 1854-1921  Search this
Seller:
Seattle Land and Improvement Company  Search this
Fred E. Sander (Fred Everett Saunder), Non-Indian, 1854-1921  Search this
Seller agent:
George Louis Berg (G. L. Berg), Non-Indian, 1868-1941  Search this
Object Name:
Child's mittens
Media/Materials:
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Techniques:
Appliquéd
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Handwear
Place:
Bering Strait; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History:
Collected between 1894 and 1907 by Captain Dorr F. Tozier (1843-1926, associated with the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service); Tozier's collection was purchased in 1909 by the Washington State Art Association (Seattle, Washington); when the Association defaulted on its payments for the collection in 1916, it became the property of the Seattle Land Improvement Company, owned by Fred E. Sander (1854-1921); in 1917, George Louis Berg (1868-1941, director of the Washington State Art Association) negotiated on Fred Sander’s behalf to sell the collection, which was purchased that year by MAI using funds donated by MAI’s Board of Trustees.
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Catalog Number:
6/9833
Barcode:
069833.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Clothing/Garments: Handwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_75350