Blowgun dart

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
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
Blowgun dart
Media/Materials
Wood, cattail seed head
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Philadelphia; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; 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
24/2285
Barcode
242285.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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