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Marionette used in dances  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Wood, hide, cotton cloth, wool cloth, twine/string, paint, fur, puffin beak/beaks

Techniques:

Carved, jointed

Dimensions:

64 x 16 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Gitxsan (Gitksan), Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian

Site Name:

Skeena River

City:

Kispiox (Kishpiyeoux)

County:

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 1917.

Source ID:

NMAI_65388

Catalog Number:

6/543

Album Name:

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