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Snake carving  (Sculpture)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Wood, twine/string, iron nails, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

130 x 4 x 16 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Makah, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Southern Northwest Coast

City:

Neah Bay, Makah Reservation

County:

Clallam County

State:

Washington

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Probably collected by Charles F. Newcombe (1851-1924, physician and collector in British Columbia); purchased in 1900 by Stewart Culin (1858-1929, later of the Brooklyn Museum) for the Free Museum of Art and Science; received by George Heye through an exchange with the Free Museum of Science and Art (later the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania) in 1908.

Source ID:

NMAI_20317

Catalog Number:

1/9319

Album Name:

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