Hairbrush

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Culture/People
Northern Paiute (Paviotso) [Pyramid Lake]
Previous owner
Maggie Overall, Northern Paiute (Paviotso) [Pyramid Lake]
Ed Buffalo (Edward Buffalo), Northern Paiute (Paviotso) [Pyramid Lake]
Lizzie Abraham, Northern Paiute (Paviotso) [Pyramid Lake]
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Hairbrush
Media/Materials
Porcupine guard hair
Techniques
Dried
Object Type
Personal items
Native Term
tsa gwut wu na'ts
Place
Pyramid Lake Reservation; Washoe County; Nevada; USA
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Pyramid Lake Paiute individuals (Maggie Overall, Ed Buffalo, and Lizzie Abraham) in 1924 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Catalog Number
13/3851
Barcode
133851.000
See related items
Northern Paiute (Paviotso) [Pyramid Lake]
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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