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Hunting float  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare)  "circa 1915"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1905-1925

Materials:

Sealskin/fur, hide, ivory

Techniques:

Sewn, carved, tied

Dimensions:

70 x 44 x 18 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Cup'ik, Native Americans, North America, Nunivagmiut Cup'ik [Nunivak Island], Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

Site Name:

Nunivak Island

County:

Calista Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Nunivak Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected in 1927 by Stewart C. Eastwood (1899-1961) while working as an ethnological assistant to photographer Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952); donated to MAI in 1928.

Source ID:

NMAI_174272

Catalog Number:

16/2549

Album Name:

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