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Box for tobacco pellets in the form of a bear's head  (Pipes and Smoking)  "1972"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1972-1972

Materials:

Spruce, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

10.5 x 6.6 x 6.3 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Cup'ik, Native Americans, North America, Nunivagmiut Cup'ik [Nunivak Island], Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

Site Name:

Nunivak Island

County:

Calista Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Nunivak Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1972 from an unknown source; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_271207

Catalog Number:

25/5342

Album Name:

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