• Culture/People:

    Bering Strait Inupiaq [Diomedes]

  • Object name:

    Snuff box and snuff tube

  • Date created:

    1880-1900

  • Place:

    Diomede Islands; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Caribou antler, ivory, wood, sinew, metal nails

  • Techniques:

    Cut, twisted, perforated, nailed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Frank M. Covert (1858-ca. 1930, a New York dealer); sold to George Heye in 1906.

  • Catalog number:

    1/258

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