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Earrings in the shape of shark's teeth  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "1900-1930"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1930

Materials:

Animal Bone

Techniques:

Carved, charred

Dimensions:

4.8 x 2.8 x 0.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Chilkat Tlingit, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northern Tlingit, Northwest Coast, Tlingit

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Henry Moses (ca. 1862-ca. 1935; fur buyer and artifact dealer in Sitka, Alaska) at an unknown date; sold to Axel Rasmussen (ca. 1887-1945, collector and superintendent of schools in Wrangell and Sitka, Alaska) in 1936; lent by Rasmussen to the Wrangell Institute (a Native boarding School in Wrangell, Alaska) at an unknown date and presumably transferred to the Institute's possession with Rasmussen's death in 1945; sold to Susan Barrow (1907-1988, teacher at the Wrangell Institute) and her husband Henry D. Barrow (1909-1987, ship captain) in 1945; sold to MAI by Mr. and Mrs. Barrow in 1948.

Source ID:

NMAI_226173

Catalog Number:

21/1675

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