Plaited Cedar Bark Pouch

Unknown people (Northwest Coast), Alaska, Northwest Coast

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collected late 1920s-1945

Cedar bark and leather

Overall: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)

Overall: 8 11/16 x 5 1/2 in. (22 x 14 cm)

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

159.1.14313

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Axel Rasmussen (about 1887-1945), probably in the 1920's and 1930's; [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 #34

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