Hair comb with wolf effigy

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Culture/People
Tuscarora
Artist/Maker
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB agent
Nancy Engle, Non-Indian
IACB source
Duffy Wilson (Wilmer Francis Wilson/Segwoi-Don-Kwe), Tuscarora/Cayuga, 1925-2002
Object Name
Hair comb with wolf effigy
Media/Materials
Animal bone
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
13.5 x 7 x 0.5 cm
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Tuscarora Reservation; Niagara County; New York; USA
Date created
1969
Collection History
Purchased by Nancy Engle (Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, New York) from the artist on behalf of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6787
Barcode
256787.000
See related items
Tuscarora
Adornment/Jewelry
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Native New York, Onondaga Lake (Ex10)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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