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Walrus figure  (Sculpture)  "1980-1981"

Richard Seeganna, Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], b. 1949

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1980-1981

Materials:

Walrus Ivory, baleen, paint

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid, painted, polished

Dimensions:

6.2 x 4.2 x 2.3 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Bering Strait Inupiaq, Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

Site Name:

King Island

County:

Bering Straits Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

King Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased from Alaska Native Arts and Crafts (Juneau, Alaska) by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1981; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_272399

Catalog Number:

25/6516

Album Name:

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