Owl

Date created
1968
Culture/People
Iñupiaq
Artist/Maker
Melvin Olanna, Iñupiaq, 1941-1991
IACB source
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)
Collection History
Formerly in the collection held by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office in Sitka, Alaska, which included many pieces produced and acquired during IACB demonstration-workshops held in Sitka between 1962 and 1968; transferred to the IACB Headquarters collection in Washington, DC, in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
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Place
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name
Baranof Island
See related items
Iñupiaq
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
26/1362
Barcode
261362.000
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Title
Owl
Object Name
Owl figure
Media/Materials
Steatite/soapstone, jasper, turquoise
Techniques
Carved, incised, inlaid
Dimensions
13.9 x 12 x 14.3 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62761288c-164c-4d29-9e25-e34768f41a76
Record ID
NMAI_277459