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Wampum belt

Culture/People:
Unkechaug  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Lydia Wallace-Chavez (Lydia Chavez), Unkechaug/Kainai Blackfoot (Kainah/Blood)  Search this
Seller:
Wampum Magic  Search this
Object Name:
Wampum belt
Media/Materials:
Quahog clam shell beads (purple wampum), whelk shell beads (white wampum), imitation sinew
Techniques:
Loom beadwork, tied, braided
Dimensions:
80 x 7.5 cm
Object Type:
Works of Art (Other)
Native Term:
amôtuwôkan
Place:
Mastic; Suffolk County; New York; USA
Island Name:
Long Island
Island Grouping:
Long Island
Date created:
2005
Catalog Number:
27/398
Barcode:
270398.000
See related items:
Unkechaug
Works of Art (Other)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c04e069e-e912-40f1-845f-b01f53063178
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_416083
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Handbag/purse

Culture/People:
probably Tuscarora (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Handbag/purse
Media/Materials:
Velvet, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Raised beadwork , overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
New York; USA
Catalog Number:
22/1561
Barcode:
221561.000
See related items:
Tuscarora
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64d9f1f7c-92e7-4ea7-8003-c583d08a4f8d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_236438
Online Media:

Handbag/purse

Culture/People:
probably Tuscarora (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Handbag/purse
Media/Materials:
Velvet, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Raised beadwork , overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
New York; USA
Catalog Number:
22/1560
Barcode:
221560.000
See related items:
Tuscarora
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws603043801-9d64-460a-951a-ef89e28ec2a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_236437
Online Media:

Miniature moccasins

Culture/People:
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]  Search this
Object Name:
Miniature moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, wool cloth, cotton cloth, fabric webbing, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, lined, appliquéd, lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Kahnawake Reserve (Caughnawaga Reserve); Montérégie Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
22/1559
Barcode:
221559.000
See related items:
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64b8fb850-44a2-475b-b967-2d994c57575c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_236436
Online Media:

Basket sieve/sifter

Culture/People:
Onondaga  Search this
Object Name:
Basket sieve/sifter
Media/Materials:
Woodsplints, wood
Techniques:
Plaited, wicker-plaited, stamped
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
New York; USA
Catalog Number:
21/7321
Barcode:
217321.000
See related items:
Onondaga
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws662d21a18-f1b9-4971-8eff-a505f66d503e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232116
Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
possibly Pequot (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Woodsplints, wood
Techniques:
Plaited, painted
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Connecticut; USA
Date created:
1840-1880
Catalog Number:
21/7322
Barcode:
217322.000
See related items:
Pequot
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ecaa66a6-9b2a-4e2e-ac57-47dc7d65e51d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232117
Online Media:

Box with cover

Culture/People:
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)  Search this
Object Name:
Box with cover
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, porcupine quills
Techniques:
Quill embroidered
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Nova Scotia; Canada
Catalog Number:
21/7318
Barcode:
217318.000
See related items:
Mi'kmaq (Micmac)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6188257d9-680f-4eb0-8ee6-1f506aea4e68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232113
Online Media:

Pincushion

Culture/People:
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]  Search this
Object Name:
Pincushion
Media/Materials:
Cotton cloth, silk cloth, glass bead/beads, metal bead/beads, sequins
Techniques:
Sewn, raised beadwork, overlay beadwork
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs: Whimsies
Place:
Kahnawake Reserve (Caughnawaga Reserve); Montérégie Region; Québec; Canada
Date created:
1900-1920
Catalog Number:
21/7341
Barcode:
217341.000
See related items:
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs: Whimsies
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60f3934e3-be9f-48a1-a0b7-76aab7672574
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232136
Online Media:

Whisk broom holder

Culture/People:
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]  Search this
Object Name:
Whisk broom holder
Media/Materials:
Velveteen, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, edge beaded, strung
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Kahnawake Reserve (Caughnawaga Reserve); Montérégie Region; Québec; Canada
Date created:
1931
Catalog Number:
21/7281
Barcode:
217281.000
See related items:
Mohawk [Kahnawake (Caughnawaga)]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6833f2592-40de-4f9f-a82f-4a6f3d0a2cf8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232074
Online Media:

Basket

Culture/People:
probably Pequot (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Woodsplints, wood
Techniques:
Plaited, painted
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Connecticut; USA
Catalog Number:
21/7323
Barcode:
217323.000
See related items:
Pequot
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6eae421b7-2c7c-40e4-ac04-51b960d4dbd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_232118
Online Media:

Around Zuni, from Northeast of Pueblo "99"

Artist:
Adam Clark Vroman, born La Salle, IL 1856-died Altadena, CA 1916  Search this
Medium:
platinum print
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (16.5 x 21.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1899
Topic:
Landscape\desert  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Zuni  Search this
Landscape\New Mexico  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.272
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72d97b0e4-8cee-4286-b061-d95cee925895
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.91.272

View in Zuni, Looking Northeast

Artist:
John K. Hillers, born Hanover, Germany 1843-died Washington, DC 1925  Search this
Medium:
albumen silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 10 1/4 x 12 in. (26.0 x 30.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1880
Topic:
Architecture Exterior\detail\roof  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\pueblo  Search this
Cityscape\Arizona\Zuni  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.78
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74e4f62fc-8726-4254-9976-10ecf3cb7ba3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.91.78

Ko-rak-koo-kiss, a Towoccono Warrior

Artist:
John Mix Stanley, born Canandaigua, NY 1814-died Detroit, MI 1872  Search this
Sitter:
Ko-Rak-Koo-Kiss  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 x 30 1/4 in. (63.5 x 76.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1844
Topic:
Landscape\plain  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Ethnic\Indian\Towoccono  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Misses Henry
Object number:
1985.66.248,931
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7262b8e80-fc47-49aa-91b6-5a90315d6513
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1985.66.248_931

Indian Squaws Pounding Corn

Culture/People:
Seneca [Cattaraugus]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Carrie Cornplanter, Seneca [Cattaraugus], 1887-1918  Search this
Collector:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Previous owner:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Donor:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Title:
Indian Squaws Pounding Corn
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paper, graphite, watercolor
Techniques:
Drawn, painted
Dimensions:
25 x 20 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Cattaraugus Reservation; Erie County, Cattaraugus County, Chautauqua County; New York; USA
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
11/2914
Barcode:
112914.000
See related items:
Seneca [Cattaraugus]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67e77ba4d-34d8-40ed-921f-1f524c592740
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_121686
Online Media:

Woman's leggings

Culture/People:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]  Search this
Collector:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Seller:
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956  Search this
Object Name:
Woman's leggings
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, ribbonwork appliqué, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
circa 1880
Catalog Number:
1/1876
Barcode:
011876.000
See related items:
Iroquois [Six Nations/Grand River (Brantford, Ontario)]
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6cb9d64ca-a863-4785-955f-2278327a7bda
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_12716
Online Media:

Dough bowl

Culture/People:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]  Search this
Collector:
A. Irving Hallowell (Alfred Irving ["Pete"] Hallowell/A.I. Hallowell), Non-Indian, 1892-1974  Search this
Object Name:
Dough bowl
Media/Materials:
Birchbark
Techniques:
Folded, stitched
Object Type:
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place:
Odanak Reserve (Saint Francis); Centre du Québec Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
12/967
Barcode:
120967.000
See related items:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f96ed81f-65cd-4f0e-ab56-980cc53fe014
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_130249
Online Media:

Bag

Culture/People:
probably Seneca (attributed)  Search this
Object Name:
Bag
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, cotton cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads, cotton cord/cordage, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
New York; USA
Catalog Number:
12/3913
Barcode:
123913.000
See related items:
Seneca
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e406021b-7075-46f7-8b5d-52849fcc3749
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_133419
Online Media:

Canoe paddle

Culture/People:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]  Search this
Collector:
A. Irving Hallowell (Alfred Irving ["Pete"] Hallowell/A.I. Hallowell), Non-Indian, 1892-1974  Search this
Object Name:
Canoe paddle
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Object Type:
Watercraft and accessories
Place:
Odanak Reserve (Saint Francis); Centre du Québec Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
12/5501
Barcode:
125501.000
See related items:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]
Watercraft and accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6773b5973-2cdd-429c-85d2-82349b87e52c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_134980
Online Media:

Burden basket/Pack basket

Culture/People:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
George Denis, Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]  Search this
Previous owner:
Edward Denis, Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]  Search this
Collector:
A. Irving Hallowell (Alfred Irving ["Pete"] Hallowell/A.I. Hallowell), Non-Indian, 1892-1974  Search this
Object Name:
Burden basket/Pack basket
Media/Materials:
Woodsplints, wood
Techniques:
Wicker-plaited, plaited
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Odanak Reserve (Saint Francis); Centre du Québec Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
12/5504
Barcode:
125504.000
See related items:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60c9734e7-8321-4535-ab2d-b869a3a6fff5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_134983
Online Media:

Bean/beans

Culture/People:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]  Search this
Collector:
Anna Panadis, Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]  Search this
MAI agent:
A. Irving Hallowell (Alfred Irving ["Pete"] Hallowell/A.I. Hallowell), Non-Indian, 1892-1974  Search this
Object Name:
Bean/beans
Media/Materials:
Bean/beans
Techniques:
Unmodified
Object Type:
Food and Foodstuffs
Place:
Odanak Reserve (Saint Francis); Centre du Québec Region; Québec; Canada
Catalog Number:
12/6388
Barcode:
126388.000
See related items:
Abenaki [Odanak/St Francis]
Food and Foodstuffs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws621d92d2e-f3bc-499e-a339-7e2b7cc6bead
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_135962
Online Media:

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