• Culture/People:

    probably Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Bird/human figure hung in the men's house during dances

  • Date created:

    circa 1905

  • Place:

    Kuskokwim River; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Driftwood, sealskin/fur, feather/feathers, down, ochre, charcoal

  • Techniques:

    Carved, drilled, pegged, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by A.H. Twitchell (1872-1949), probably between 1905 and 1909; acquired by MAI in 1919.

  • Dimensions:

    47 x 48 x 22 cm

  • Catalog number:


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