Scarifier

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Culture/People
Seminole
Possible owner
Tobacco Charlie (Ingraham Tiger/Tobacco Charley), Seminole
Ben Frank, Seminole
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Scarifier
Media/Materials
Bird quills, metal needle, cotton twine/string
Techniques
Wrapped
Dimensions
0.6 x 4.3 x 6.5 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term
i sa lip ki ti
Place
Florida; USA
Date created
1900-1907
Collection History
Collected in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), possibly from Tobacco Charlie (Ingraham Tiger, Seminole) or Ben Frank (Seminole), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/7923
Barcode
017923.000
See related items
Seminole
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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