Male wood duck figure

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Culture/People
Houma
Artist/Maker
John Parfait, Houma, b. 1943
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Houma Indian Crafts
Object Name
Male wood duck figure
Media/Materials
Tupelo, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
10.9 x 4.5 x 5.4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created
1980-1981
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Houma Indian Crafts (Dulac, Louisiana) in 1981; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/6975
Barcode
256975.000
See related items
Houma
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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