Dance wand/baton

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Culture/People
Haida [Kasaan]
Collector
Charles Will Wright (Charles W. Wright), Non-Indian, 1879-1968
Previous owner
Charles Will Wright (Charles W. Wright), Non-Indian, 1879-1968
Seller
Charles Will Wright (Charles W. Wright), Non-Indian, 1879-1968
Object Name
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials
Copper
Techniques
Hammered
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Prince of Wales Island; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name
Prince of Wales Island
Collection History
Collected between 1903 and 1908 by Charles Will Wright (1879-1968, then associated with the US Geological Survey and later the Chief of the US Bureau of Mines); purchased by George Heye from Charles Will Wright in 1909.
Catalog Number
2/1467
Barcode
021467.000
See related items
Haida [Kasaan]
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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