Bentwood Storage Box

Frank White, American / Tlingit, 1870 - 1945, Tlingit, Klukwan, Alaska, Northwest Coast

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early 1900s

Spruce wood, red paint and nails

Overall: 17 5/16 in. (44 cm)

Overall: 19 11/16 x 17 5/16 in. (50 x 44 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Doris Meltzer and the Meltzer Gallery

159.1.14288

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Provenance

Frank Jim White (1870-1945), Klukwan, Alaska; sold to Axel Rasmussen (about 1887-1945), probably late 1920's-1937; [possibly collected by Earl Stendahl (1887-1966) [dealer], Los Angeles, California]; sold to Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon; sold to Doris Meltzer (1908-1977), Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1959.

Old Number

Rasmussen #1113

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