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Mask brooch/pin  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "1966-1967"

Peter John Seeganna (Peter J. Seeganna), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1938-1974

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1966-1967

Materials:

Silver, jade

Techniques:

Cast, carved, bezel-set/stone-setting

Dimensions:

4.5 x 3.5 x 1.4 cm

Cultures:

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

City:

Sitka

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Baranof Island

Archipelago:

Alexander Archipelago

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Made while the artist was employed during IACB arts and crafts demonstration at Sitka, Alaska; acquired by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives by 1969; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_273673

Catalog Number:

25/7759

Album Name:

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