Snow goggles

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Culture/People
probably Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) (attributed)
Possible collector
Judge Nathan Bijur, Non-Indian, 1862-1930
Previous owner
Judge Nathan Bijur, Non-Indian, 1862-1930
Lilly Prochownick Bijur (Mrs. Nathan Bijur), Non-Indian, 1867-1944
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982
Donor
Harry Bijur (Harry Ash Bijur), Non-Indian, 1887-1972
Madeline Bijur (Mrs. Harry Bijur), Non-Indian, 1901-1982
Object Name
Snow goggles
Media/Materials
Ivory, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved, cutout, drilled, tied
Dimensions
14 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm
Object Type
Personal items
Place
Alaska; USA
Date created
1880-1900
Collection History
Probably collected by Judge Nathan Bijur (1862-1930) during travel in Alaska before 1920; inherited by his widow Lilly Prochownick Bijur (1867-1944) and son Harry Ash Bijur (1887-1972); donated to MAI by Harry Bijur and his wife Madeline Bijur (1901-1982) in 1965.
Catalog Number
23/5639
Barcode
235639.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Personal items
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Arctic & Subarctic
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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