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Letter opener  (Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs)  "1947-1960"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1947-1960

Materials:

Walrus Ivory

Techniques:

Carved, etched

Dimensions:

18.7 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm

Cultures:

Alaskan Eskimo, American Indians, Arctic, Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown, but said to have been acquired between 1947 and 1960; formerly in the collection of Maree B. Hamblin (1908-1989), a teacher who worked in Alaska for many years; acquired by Inuit art collectors Bert Witt and Ellen Witt (1917-2007) from Maree Hamblin in 1981; donated to NMAI by Bert and Ellen Witt in 2001.

Source ID:

NMAI_276296

Catalog Number:

26/203

Album Name:

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