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Purse for dentalium-shell "money"  (Containers and Vessels)  "1880-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Elk antler, hide thong/babiche

Techniques:

Cut, cutout, wrapped

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Southern Northwest Coast, Takelma (Rogue River Indians)

State:

Oregon

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected in 1921 by T.T. Waterman (Thomas Talbot Waterman, 1885-1936, MAI staff member) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

Source ID:

NMAI_115848

Catalog Number:

10/7378

Album Name:

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