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Bowl in the form of a brown bear  (Food/Beverage Serving)  "1840-1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1840-1880

Materials:

Alder, sea snail (turban snail) opercula , iron, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted, inlaid

Dimensions:

44.5 x 21 x 19 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) in 1883; purchased by MAI in 1920.

Source ID:

NMAI_105799

Catalog Number:

9/7990

Album Name:

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