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Culture/People
Hopi Pueblo
Possible seller
Louis Akin (Louis Benton Akin/Louis Aiken/Aitken), Non-Indian, 1868-1913
Possible collector
Louis Akin (Louis Benton Akin/Louis Aiken/Aitken), Non-Indian, 1868-1913
Object Name
Bow
Media/Materials
Wood, hide
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Collection History
Said to have been collected by "Aitken," probably artist Louis Akin (Louis Aiken/Aitken, 1868-1913); presumably purchased by George Heye in 1905 when Akin held an exhibit of his paintings and Hopi masks in New York City.
Catalog Number
8140
Barcode
008140.000
See related items
Hopi Pueblo
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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