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Sailboat model  (Watercraft and accessories)  "circa 1975"

Frank Bester, Sr., Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1916-1997

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1965-1985

Materials:

Baleen, twine/string, imitation sinew

Techniques:

Carved, cut, stitched, tied

Dimensions:

16.9 x 4.2 x 13.3 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

City:

Wainwright

County:

Arctic Slope Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Florence C. Krummel (1911-2003, retired high school teacher) and Bernhard U. Krummel (1911-1990), probably between 1973 and 1980 when they lived in the Anchorage, Alaska, area; donated to NMAI by their daughter Maradel Krummel Gale in 2003.

Source ID:

NMAI_278659

Catalog Number:

26/2547

Album Name:

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