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Model trap for catching birds

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1950), probably between 1938 and 1940; purchased by MAI from Frank Speck in 1940.
Culture/People
Tunica
Collector
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Seller
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Date created
circa 1930
Object Name
Model trap for catching birds
Media/Materials
Wood, twine/string
Techniques
Cut, notched, tied
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
See related items
Tunica
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Catalog Number
20/3508
Barcode
203508.000
Place
Louisiana; USA