Dance accessory

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Culture/People
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik [Napaskiak]
Collector
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949
Previous owner
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949
Seller
Adams Hollis Twitchell (A. H. Twitchell), Non-Indian, 1872-1949
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Dance accessory
Media/Materials
Wood, paint, feather/feathers, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
11.5 x 2.5 x 31.5 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Napaskiak; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1905
Collection History
Collected by Bethel, Alaska, trader Adams Hollis Twitchell (1872-1949), probably between 1905 and 1916; purchased by MAI from A. H. Twitchell in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
9/3578
Barcode
093578.000
See related items
Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik [Napaskiak]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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