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Deer head

Museum number:
1-19564
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Accession number:
Acc.483
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Stuffed
Donor:
Merle Apperson
Collection place:
Deer Creek, Tehama County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; Tehama; Deer Creek
Culture or time period:
Yana
Maker or artist:
Ishi
Collector:
John Apperson and Merle Apperson
Collection date:
November 1908
Taxon:
Odocoileus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.1 Hunting and Fishing
Accession date:
1914
Context of use:
Used as decoy in deer hunting.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 38 centimeters
Comment:
Continued from Provenience Commments: "This batch was purchased for the Museum by A.L. Kroeber from John Apperson of Vina, California who, with his son Merle, was a member of the raiding party." Photo: 15-6015; 6016. Published: "AAE XIII 3, pl. 34" "ISHI, ff p. 100
Loans:
S1962-26: California State Indian Museum (November 15, 1962–October 1, 1964), S1966-1967 #9: Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (October 10, 1966–December 17, 1966), and S1969-1970 #64: California State University, Chico (December 31, 1969–August 31, 1970)
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