• Title:

    Berry Picker Doll

  • Date created:

    circa 1960

  • Artists/Makers:

    Ethel Washington (Napatuktoo/Agnauglugaq/Agnakluwak), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1889-1967

  • Place:

    Kotzebue; NANA Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Female doll

  • Media/Materials:

    Birch wood, caribou hide/skin, squirrel skin/fur (ground squirrel), fur, birchbark, ink, wool felt, glass bead/beads, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Carved, sewn, drawn, folded, stitched

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected or purchased around 1960 by Merlin H. Menk (1922-2008) and given to his daughter Suzanne Stevenson; donated to NMAI in 2007 by Mrs. Stevenson in honor of her father and her daughter, Katherine Michelle Stevenson.

  • Dimensions:

    27.5 x 18 x 8 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/6072

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