Hair-parting stick

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Culture/People
Niuam (Comanche)
Previous owner
Mu-ne-ka-ni, Niuam (Comanche)
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Hair-parting stick
Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Painted
Object Type
Personal items
Native Term
na" tsi' pek
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Mu-ne-ka-ni (Niuam) in 1909 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/1720
Barcode
021720.000
See related items
Niuam (Comanche)
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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