Guncase

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Culture/People
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)
Collector
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Previous owner
Joseph Keppler, Jr. (Udo J. Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Major Kenneth C. Miller (K. C. Miller), Non-Indian, 1901-1974
Dorothea Miller (Dorothy Miller/Mrs. Kenneth C. Miller/Mrs. K. C. Miller), Non-Indian
Donor
Major Kenneth C. Miller (K. C. Miller), Non-Indian, 1901-1974
Dorothea Miller (Dorothy Miller/Mrs. Kenneth C. Miller/Mrs. K. C. Miller), Non-Indian
Object Name
Guncase
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Overlay beadwork
Object Type
Firearms and accessories
Place
Alberta; Canada
Collection History
Said to have been collected by Joseph Keppler, Jr. (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye) circa 1900; given or transferred by Joseph Keppler to his brother-in-law, Major Kenneth C. Miller (1901-1974), who had a long association with MAI; donated to MAI by Kenneth Miller and his wife Dorothea Miller in 1971.
Catalog Number
24/4372
Barcode
244372.000
See related items
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)
Firearms and accessories
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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