Button Robe Depicting Raven Diving into Kelp Bed

Tlingit, Northwest Coast

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late 19th century

Wool cloth and shell buttons

Overall: 61 13/16 × 50 3/8 in. (157 × 128 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Doris Meltzer

163.22.15078

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Ceremonial

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

NAS 37, ANTH 37, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Spring 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 37, ANTH 47, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Winter 2014

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Summer 2013

NAS 37, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Medeia Krisztina C. DeHass, Spring 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

The Art of the Northwest Coast, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 25/Native American Studies 49, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-May 18, 2003.

People of Potlatch, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 10, 1987-October 25, 1988.

Provenance

Collected by Axel Rasmussen, in the 1920‘s and 1930‘s [until his death in 1945]; Earl Stendahl; to Doris Meltzer, Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1963.

Old Number

Rasmussen #1503

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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