• Format/Object name:

    Figural group

  • Date created:

    1963

  • Artists/Makers:

    Nick Wongittilin (Uqengiliighaq/Ugengeliighag), Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [St. Lawrence Island], 1904-1999

  • Place:

    Savoonga; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Steatite/soapstone

  • Techniques:

    Carved, polished

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from an unknown source at an unknown date; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    13.4 x 7.2 x 10.3 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/8352

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