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Hat model

Museum number:
2-6880
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020006880
Alternate number:
x-3073 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.167
Object count:
1
Description:
Model of wooden hat decorated with beads and paint.
Donor:
Alaska Commercial Company, Benjamin Bristol, and Older University Collections
Collection place:
Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Verbatim coll. place:
Alaska
Culture or time period:
Aleut
Collector:
unknown
Collection date:
1898
Materials:
Paint (coating) and Whisker (hair material)
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.7 Objects made for sale, souvenirs, models, and reproductions
Accession date:
1904
Context of use:
Probably goes with a kayak model (fide Lydia Black, 1982)
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 5.5 centimeters
Legacy documentation: