Male doll

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Artist/Maker
Iva Lisbourne (Iva Naomi Aimaq Bolt Lisbourne), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1937-2009
Previous owner
Kathleen Nightingale (Kathleen Balland), Non-Indian
Seller
Kathleen Nightingale (Kathleen Balland), Non-Indian
Honoree
Mary Jane Lenz (MJL), Non-Indian, 1930-2016
Presenter/funding source
NMAI Staff
Object Name
Male doll
Media/Materials
Beaver skin/fur, fur, wood, hide
Techniques
Sewn, carved, painted, inlaid
Dimensions
16.0 x 16.0 x 18.0 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Tok; Alaska; USA
Date created
circa 1990
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Kathy Nightingale (Kathleen Balland); purchased by NMAI from Kathleen Nightingale in 2016 with funds donated by staff members in honor of Mary Jane Lenz (1930-2016, MAI and NMAI curator).
Catalog Number
27/19
Barcode
270019.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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