Visions of a Nuclear Future

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Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Anchorage Museum of History and Art museum shop (Anchorage, Alaska) in 1988; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
National Museum of the American Indian
Culture/People
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Artist/Maker
Ayap'run Jack Abraham (Jack Abraham), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo), b. 1956
IACB source
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center Shop (Anchorage Museum of History and Art Shop/Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum Shop)
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
Title
Visions of a Nuclear Future
Object Name
Mask
Media/Materials
Yellow cedar, horsehair, walrus ivory, sea snail (turban snail) opercula, yarn, commercially tanned leather
Techniques
Carved, wrapped, tied
Dimensions
44 x 27.5 x 13.2 cm
See related items
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Works of Art (Other)
Place
Anchorage; Cook Inlet Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created
May 1987
Object Type
Works of Art (Other)
Catalog Number
25/5422
Barcode
255422.000