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House Model

Object Number:29-47-206
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Provenience: United States of America
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Maker: M. R. Harrington
W. O. Orchard
Date Made: 1913
Early Date: 1913
Late Date: 1913
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Bark
Pigment
Height: 8.25 cm
Length: 21.5 cm
Width: 13.75 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

made to scale by M.R. Harrington and W.O. Orchard

The original was built of logs, with bark roof, sustained by six posts and a center pole, carved with masks. Two ceremonial fires are represented. The doors were of bark. (58)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition
Lenape, The: Wanderers in Their Own Land (20 Jul 1982 - 20 Mar 1983) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Noon, John A. 1946. "Houses and Homes". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 11. no. 4. pg. 3-15 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: page 9, Plate IVView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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