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Culture/People
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
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, paint, twine/string
Techniques
Carved, incised, painted, drilled
Dimensions
15.3 x 5.4 x 4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
King Island Village; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name
King Island
Date created
1954-1955
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Alaska Native Arts and Crafts (Juneau, Alaska) in 1955; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6718
Barcode
256718.000
See related items
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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