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Culture/People
Yakutat Tlingit; collected from the Sitka Tlingit
Collector
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Bag
Media/Materials
Seal gut/intestines, wool cloth, wool yarn
Techniques
Sewn, tied
Object Type
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name
Baranof Island
Collection History
Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from George T. Emmons in 1922 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
11/5434
Barcode
115434.000
See related items
Yakutat Tlingit
Tlingit [Sitka]
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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