Firestarting set

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Previous owner
Jacob Smith (Hil li Bee), Muskogee (Creek)
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Firestarting set
Media/Materials
Punk wood, steel
Techniques
Forged
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Jacob Smith (Oklahoma Muskogee) by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) and Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923, assistant to Mark Harrington in Oklahoma) in 1912 during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
3/2710
Barcode
032710.000
See related items
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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