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Marionette used in dances  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Wood, paint, twine/string, fur

Techniques:

Carved, painted, knotted, jointed

Dimensions:

18 x 29.5 x 80 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Nisga'a (Niska), North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian

Site Name:

Skeena River

County:

Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District, Kitimat-Stikine Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1918.

Source ID:

NMAI_88977

Catalog Number:

8/2606

Album Name:

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