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Culture/People
Seneca [Oklahoma]
Previous owner
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-
Object Name
Staff
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Turkey Ford; Delaware County, Ottawa County; Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected about 1898; formerly in the collection of Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973); acquired by MAI in 1968 through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
Catalog Number
24/1981
Barcode
241981.000
See related items
Seneca [Oklahoma]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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