Hair ornament

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Culture/People
Tlingit
Collector
Henry Moses (H. Moses/Mink's Father), Non-Indian, 1859-1951
Previous owner
Henry Moses (H. Moses/Mink's Father), Non-Indian, 1859-1951
Axel Rasmussen, Non-Indian, 1886-1945
Wrangell Institute, 1932-
Previous seller
Wrangell Institute, 1932-
Previous owner
Susan Barrow (Mrs. Henry D. Barrow/Mrs. H. D. Barrow), Non-Indian, 1907-1988
Henry D. Barrow (H.D. Barrow), Non-Indian, 1909-1987
Seller
Susan Barrow (Mrs. Henry D. Barrow/Mrs. H. D. Barrow), Non-Indian, 1907-1988
Henry D. Barrow (H.D. Barrow), Non-Indian, 1909-1987
Object Name
Hair ornament
Media/Materials
Silver, wood, silk ribbon
Techniques
Incised, bent, tied
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collected by Henry Moses (1859-1951, a fur buyer and artifact dealer in Sitka, Alaska) at an unknown date; sold to Axel Rasmussen (1886-1945, a collector and superintendent of schools in Wrangell and Sitka, Alaska) in 1936; lent by Axel Rasmussen to the Wrangell Institute (a Native boarding School in Wrangell, Alaska) at an unknown date and presumably transferred to the Institute's possession with Rasmussen's death in 1945; purchased by Susan D. Barrow (1907-1988, a teacher at the Wrangell Institute) and her husband Henry D. Barrow (1909-1987, a ship captain) from the Wrangell Institute in 1945; purchased by MAI from Mr. and Mrs. Barrow in 1948.
Catalog Number
21/1661
Barcode
211661.000
See related items
Tlingit
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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