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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Previous owner
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949
Seller
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Mountain sheep hide/skin, hide, twine/string
Techniques
Sewn
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by William Ockleford Oldman (1879-1949, who did business as "W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London") at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from W.O. Oldman in 1919 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
9/6614
Barcode
096614.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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