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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Previous owner
Fred Harvey Company (Fred Harvey Indian Department), 1876-1966
Seller
Fred Harvey Company (Fred Harvey Indian Department), 1876-1966
Presenter/funding source
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935
Object Name
Box with cover
Media/Materials
Baleen, wood, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from the Fred Harvey Company (Indian arts dealers in the Southwest) in 1916 using funds donated by Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
Catalog Number
5/425
Barcode
050425.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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