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Covered chest with design representing Gonakadet, the guardian of wealth  (Containers and Vessels)  "1790-1820"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1790-1820

Materials:

Wood, sea snail (turban snail) opercula, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted, inlaid

Dimensions:

80.5 x 51 x 52.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Chilkat Tlingit, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northern Tlingit, Northwest Coast, Tlingit

City:

Klukwan

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1920.

Source ID:

NMAI_105836

Catalog Number:

9/8027

Album Name:

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