Burnishing tool

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Previous owner
Henry Johnson, Mississippi Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Burnishing tool
Media/Materials
Wood, silver
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Metal and Jewelry Tools and Equipment
Place
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Collection History
Collected from Henry Johnson (Mississippi Choctaw) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8821
Barcode
018821.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Metal and Jewelry Tools and Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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