Earrings (No image available)

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Culture/People
Tsimshian
Collector
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
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Object Name
Earrings (No image available)
Media/Materials
Abalone/Haliotis shell
Techniques
Cut
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Port Simpson (Fort Simpson); North Coast Regional District (Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District); British Columbia; Canada
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 1928.
Catalog Number
15/8970
Barcode
158970.000
See related items
Tsimshian
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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