• Culture/People:

    probably Mohawk (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Bird whimsey

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Ontario, Qu├ębec, New York; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Taffeta, glass bead/beads, wool cloth, thread, unknown stuffing

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, stuffed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Andrew Pierce's Trading Post (a/k/a Onondaga Indian Trading Post, Nedrow, New York) in 1967; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    17.8 x 8.6 x 16.3 cm

  • Catalog number:


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