Labret/Lip plug

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Culture/People
Haida
Previous owner
Frederick Landsberg (F. Landsberg), Non-Indian, 1861-1935
Free Museum of Science and Art (University of Pennsylvania Museum) (University Museum, University of Pennsylvania)
Object Name
Labret/Lip plug
Media/Materials
Animal Bone
Techniques
Cut
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Haida Gwaii(Queen Charlotte Islands); North Coast Regional District (Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District); British Columbia; Canada
Archipelago
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frederick Landsberg (1861-1935, a Victoria, British Columbia, dealer in Indian artifacts); sold or transferred to the Free Museum of Science and Art (later the University Museum at the University of Pennsylvania) at an unknown date; acquired by George Heye through an exchange with the Free Museum in 1908.
Catalog Number
1/6723
Barcode
016723.000
See related items
Haida
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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