Bentwood Storage Box

Tlingit, Northwest Coast

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after 1900

Wood, paint, string, and spruce root

Overall: 12 5/8 × 12 5/8 × 12 5/8 in. (32 × 32 × 32 cm)

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

159.1.14292

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Tradition Continues: Native American Art from New England Collections, Smith College Museum of Art, North Hampton, Massachusetts, March 10-May 29, 1994.

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

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.

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. 10 and p. 145, no. 37.

Provenance

Collected by Axel Rasmussen (about 1887-1945), in 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 #1475a, b

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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