Elizabeth Conrad Hickox, Karuk / Wiyot / American, 1875 - 1947
Louise Hickox, American (Karuk (Karok)), 1896 - 1967
possibly Louise Hickox or Elizabeth Conrad Hickox
Karuk (Karok)
California culture


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about 1925

Wild grape root (Vitis californica Bethn.), myrtle sticks, hazel (Corylus sp.), maidenhair fern (Adiantum sp.), yellow-dyed porcupine quills, staghorn lichen (Letharia vulpina)

Overall: 7 11/16 × 5 7/8 in. (19.5 × 15 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. James Foster Scott, in memory of her late husband, Victor J. Evans



Place Made: Salmon River, Humboldt Bay, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view

Course History

WRIT 5, On Poor Taste, William Boyer, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 96 and p. 146, no. 42.


Collected by Victor Justice Evans (1865-1931), Washington, D.C, date unknown; to his widow, (Mabel) Karen Gram Schaefer Evans Scott Allen (1891-1974), Meriden, New Hampshire, 1931; given to present collection, 1957.

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