Tinder container

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Culture/People
probably Tehuelche (attributed)
Collector
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Previous owner
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Seller
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Object Name
Tinder container
Media/Materials
Hide, flint
Techniques
Sewn
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Patagonia; Argentina
Geographical Areas
Patagonia
Collection History
Collected in 1907 or 1908 by American explorer, writer, artist, and photographer Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) during his expeditions to Tierra del Fuego; purchased by MAI from Charles Furlong in 1916.
Catalog Number
5/8559
Barcode
058559.000
See related items
Tehuelche
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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