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Whale effigy

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Chumash artist, Whale effigy, ca. 1000/1700, soapstone and clamshell beads, Acquired by exchange of objects from the Indian Collection Subscription Fund, no known copyright restrictions, 54.5

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Title

Whale effigy

Artist

Chumash artist (Chumash)

Date

ca. 1000/1700

Medium

soapstone and clamshell beads

Dimensions (H x W x D)

3 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

California

Sculpture

Object Type

effigy

Cultural Group

Chumash

Credit Line

Acquired by exchange of objects from the Indian Collection Subscription Fund

Accession Number

54.5

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

beads

Chumash

effigies

sculpture

soapstone

whales

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