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Culture/People
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
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
Presenter/funding source
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Vessel
Media/Materials
Birchbark, spruce root
Techniques
Folded, stitched, wrapped, etched
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Bulkley River; Bulkley-Nechako Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created
1900-1915
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
5/4253
Barcode
054253.000
See related items
Wet'suwet'en (Babine Carrier)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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