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Culture/People
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Artist/Maker
Bernard T. Katexac (Bernard Tuglamena Katexac), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1922-1997
IACB source
Arctic Trading Post
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Carving
Media/Materials
Walrus Ivory, ink
Techniques
Carved, incised, painted
Dimensions
47.4 x 4 x 3.8 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created
1983
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Arctic Trading Post (Nome, Alaska) in 1983; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6726
Barcode
256726.000
See related items
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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