Bird whimsey

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Culture/People
probably Mohawk (attributed)
IACB source
Andrew Pierce's Trading Post (Onondaga Indian Trading Post)
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Object Name
Bird whimsey
Media/Materials
Taffeta, glass bead/beads, wool cloth, thread, unknown stuffing
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork, stuffed
Dimensions
17.8 x 8.6 x 16.3 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs: Whimsies
Place
Six Nations Grand River Reserve; Brant County, Haldimand County; Ontario; Canada
Date created
1966
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Andrew Pierce's Trading Post (Onondaga Indian Trading Post, Nedrow, New York) in 1967; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/733
Barcode
260733.000
See related items
Mohawk
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs: Whimsies
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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