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Canoe figurehead depicting Land Otter Man  (Watercraft and accessories)  "1825-1875"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1825-1875

Materials:

Cedar, human hair, abalone/haliotis shell, sea snail (turban snail) opercula , paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

54 x 25 x 35 cm

Cultures:

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

City:

Chilkat

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by either Charles F. Newcombe (1851-1924, physician and collector in British Columbia) or George Byron Gordon (1870-1927) between 1905 and 1907; received by George Heye through an exchange with the Free Museum of Science and Art (later the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania) in 1908.

Source ID:

NMAI_17431

Catalog Number:

1/6713

Album Name:

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