Basket with cover

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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Previous owner
Major Kenneth C. Miller (K. C. Miller), Non-Indian, 1901-1974
Dorothea Miller (Dorothy Miller/Mrs. Kenneth C. Miller/Mrs. K. C. Miller), Non-Indian
Donor
Major Kenneth C. Miller (K. C. Miller), Non-Indian, 1901-1974
Dorothea Miller (Dorothy Miller/Mrs. Kenneth C. Miller/Mrs. K. C. Miller), Non-Indian
Object Name
Basket with cover
Media/Materials
Beach grass/Rye grass, glass bead/beads, sealskin/fur
Techniques
Coiled, overlay beadwork, appliquéd
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Major Kenneth C. Miller (1901-1974), who had a long association with MAI; donated to MAI by Kenneth Miller and his wife Dorothea Miller in 1971.
Catalog Number
24/4373
Barcode
244373.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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