Pipe

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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Collector
Worth G. Ross (W. G. Ross/Worth Gwynn Ross), Non-Indian, 1854-1916
Previous owner
Worth G. Ross (W. G. Ross/Worth Gwynn Ross), Non-Indian, 1854-1916
Abby G.W. Ross (Abby Gibbs Wood Ross/Mrs. Worth G. Ross), Non-Indian, 1855-1927
Seller
Abby G.W. Ross (Abby Gibbs Wood Ross/Mrs. Worth G. Ross), Non-Indian, 1855-1927
Object Name
Pipe
Media/Materials
Ivory
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
26 cm
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
Point Barrow; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created
1848-1910
Collection History
Collected by Worth G. Ross (1854-1916, of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service), probably between about 1890 to 1905; inherited by his widow Abby Gibbs Wood Ross (1855-1927); purchased by George Heye/MAI from Abby Gibbs Wood Ross in 1916.
Catalog Number
5/2897
Barcode
052897.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow]
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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