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Earrings  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "1956-1958"

Kivalina Caribou Hoof Jewelry Project (Kivalina Jewelry Project)

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1956-1958

Materials:

Caribou hoof/hooves, metal jewelry findings

Techniques:

Carved, polished

Dimensions:

1.4 x 1.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

City:

Kivalina

County:

NANA Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Acquired by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1958, possibly purchased from Kivalina Caribou Hoof Jewelry Project (Kivalina, Alaska); part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_272737

Catalog Number:

25/6854

Album Name:

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