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Gambling set  (Games, Toys, Gambling)  "1860-1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1890

Materials:

Wood, paint, sinew, caribou hide/skin, ivory

Techniques:

Carved, pyroengraved, painted, sewn, tied

Dimensions:

15.5 x 18 x 7 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Chilkat Tlingit, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northern Tlingit, Northwest Coast, Southern Tlingit, Tlingit, Tlingit [Stikine]

City:

Klukwan

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Formerly owned by Chief Shakes (probably Kaawishte, Chief Shakes V, who held the title Chief Shakes until his passing in 1878, or Gush Tlein, Chief Shakes VI, who held the title from 1878 until his passing in 1916); transferred to a Kaagwaantaan (Raven/Brown Bear) clan chief of the Chilkat at an unknown date; collected from the Chilkat chief by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1907.

Source ID:

NMAI_13457

Catalog Number:

1/2533

Album Name:

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