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Female mallard duck figure

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Houma Indian Crafts (Dulac, Louisiana) in 1981; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Photographer
John Parfait, Houma, b. 1943
Culture/People
Houma
Artist/Maker
John Parfait, Houma, b. 1943
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Houma Indian Crafts
Date created
December 1980
Object Name
Female mallard duck figure
Media/Materials
Tupelo, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
11.5 x 5 x 5.4 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
See related items
Houma
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Catalog Number
25/6973
Barcode
256973.000
Place
Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA