Knife Sheath

Unknown people (Northwest Coast), Northwest Coast

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collected late 1920s-1945

Wood and vegetable fiber

Overall: 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)

Overall: 15 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 3/8 in. (40.5 x 5.3 x 3.5 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Sheath


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


Collected by Axel Rasmussen (about 1887-1945), probably in the 1920's and 1930's; 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 #770, E; 1125ab. Stendahl, B 23

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