Pendant

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Culture/People
probably Tlingit (attributed); collected from the Haida
Collector
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Pendant
Media/Materials
Mountain goat horn, abalone/haliotis shell
Techniques
Incised, inlaid
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Haida Gwaii(Queen Charlotte Islands); North Coast Regional District (Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District); British Columbia; Canada
Archipelago
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)
Date created
1840-1860
Collection History
Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from George T. Emmons in 1916 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
5/4225
Barcode
054225.000
See related items
Tlingit
Haida
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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