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Adze blade  (Woodworking tools)  "1800-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1800-1900

Materials:

Stone

Techniques:

Pecked

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian, Tsimshian [Kitkatla]

City:

Kitkatla

County:

Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Formerly owned by Solomon Brown (Tsimshian, ca. 1887-1970); transferred at an unknown date to Pat Phillipson (a Prince Rupert, British Columbia, fur dealer who also bought and sold Native artifacts); sold or given to Alex Rasmussen (ca. 1887-1945, collector and superintendent of schools in Wrangell and Sitka, Alaska) in July 1930; lent by Rasmussen to the Wrangell Institute (a Native boarding School in Wrangell, Alaska) at an unknown date and presumably transferred to the Institute's possession with Rasmussen's death in 1945; sold to Susan Barrow (Mrs. Henry D. Barrow, 1907-1988, teacher at the Wrangell Institute) in 1945; donated to MAI by Mrs. Barrow in 1948.

Source ID:

NMAI_225867

Catalog Number:

21/1565

Album Name:

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