Mask (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
Unangan (Aleut)
Collector
Dr. Harley Stamp (John Harley Stamp), Non-Indian, 1874-1931
Previous owner
Dr. Harley Stamp (John Harley Stamp), Non-Indian, 1874-1931
Seller
Dr. Harley Stamp (John Harley Stamp), Non-Indian, 1874-1931
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Mask (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Guano cave; Tigalda Island; Aleut Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Aleutian Islands
Island Name
Tigalda Island
Island Grouping
Fox Islands
Collection History
Collected in 1917 by Dr. John Harley Stamp (1874-1931, a Philadelphia physician and amateur anthropologist); purchased by MAI from Harley Stamp in 1918 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
7/5908
Barcode
075908.000
See related items
Unangan (Aleut)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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