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Culture/People
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Artist/Maker
Al Tiulana (Albert F. Tiulana), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1945-2002
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Association, Inc. (Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Clearing House/Alaska Native Arts and Crafts Cooperative/ANAC Association, Inc.), 1937-
Object Name
Figural group
Media/Materials
Walrus Ivory
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
3.4 x 2.2 x 4.8 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
King Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name
King Island
Date created
1980
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Alaska Native Arts and Crafts (Anchorage, Alaska) in 1981; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6466
Barcode
256466.000
See related items
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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