• Culture/People:

    Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Kinugumiut/Kingegan/Cape Prince of Wales]

  • Object name:

    Box with whale and seal figures

  • Native term:

    puggutaq

  • Date created:

    1860-1880

  • Place:

    Cape Prince of Wales; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Cedar, walrus ivory, baleen, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche

  • Techniques:

    Carved, bent, stitched, inlaid

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1935.

  • Dimensions:

    22.5 x 47.8 x 38.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    18/8306

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