House post model with human, bear, and wolf designs

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Culture/People
Yakutat Tlingit
Artist/Maker
George Daniel Benson, Sr., Yakutat Tlingit, 1900-1986
IACB source
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)
Object Name
House post model with human, bear, and wolf designs
Media/Materials
Yellow cedar
Techniques
Carved, polished
Dimensions
17 x 14.2 x 44.5 cm
Object Type
Architecture/Housing
Place
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name
Baranof Island
Date created
1967
Collection History
Formerly in the collection held by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office in Sitka, Alaska, which included many pieces produced and acquired during IACB demonstration-workshops held in Sitka between 1962 and 1968; transferred to the IACB Headquarters collection in Washington, DC, in 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9836
Barcode
259836.000
See related items
Yakutat Tlingit
Architecture/Housing
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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