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Culture/People
Passamaquoddy
Artist/Maker
Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy, 1837-1914
Previous owner
Luther D. Lovekin (Lou Lovekin), Non-Indian, 1914-1993
Virginia Enoch Lovekin (Mrs. Luther D. Lovekin), Non-Indian, 1920-2015
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982
Donor
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013
Object Name
Box with cover
Media/Materials
Birchbark, spruce root
Techniques
Folded, stitched, etched
Dimensions
10.5 x 7 x 7.5 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Peter Dana Point; Princeton; Washington County; Maine; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Native art collectors Luther D. Lovekin (1914-1993) and Virginia Enoch Lovekin (1920-2015) (Springtown, Pennsylvania); purchased from them by Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast) in 1970; donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
Catalog Number
25/1662
Barcode
251662.000
See related items
Passamaquoddy
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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