• Culture/People:

    Tlingit [Stikine]

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  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Etolin Island; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Copper, wood, abalone/haliotis shell, human hair, hide thong/babiche

  • Techniques:

    Hammered, repoussé, riveted, carved, pegged, wrapped, inlaid

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Chief Shakes (probably Gush Tlein, Chief Shakes VI, who held the title Chief Shakes from 1878 until his passing in 1916); acquired from Chief Shakes by Judge Nathan Bijur (1862-1930), probably between 1905 and 1910; inherited by Harry Bijur and purchased by MAI in 1965.

  • Dimensions:

    32 x 18 x 12 cm

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