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Paperweight  (Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs)  "1970-1971"

Peter Mayac, Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1913-1976

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1970-1971

Materials:

Whale tooth/teeth, ink

Techniques:

Carved, incised, painted, scrimshaw

Dimensions:

11.5 x 6.2 x 4.2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Bering Strait Inupiaq, Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

City:

King Island Village

County:

Bering Straits Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

King Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) between 1970-1971; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_272515

Catalog Number:

25/6632

Album Name:

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