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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Collector
Dr. Harley Stamp (John Harley Stamp), Non-Indian, 1874-1931
Previous owner
Dr. Harley Stamp (John Harley Stamp), Non-Indian, 1874-1931
Seller
Dr. Harley Stamp (John Harley Stamp), Non-Indian, 1874-1931
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Object Name
Figure part/fragment
Media/Materials
Wood, caribou tooth/teeth
Techniques
Carved, inlaid
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Icy Cape; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Collection History
Collected in 1917 by Dr. John Harley Stamp (1874-1931, a Philadelphia physician and amateur anthropologist); purchased by MAI from Harley Stamp in 1918 using funds donated by MAI trustee James B. Ford (1844-1928).
Catalog Number
9/865
Barcode
090865.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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