Adze

Tlingit, Northwest Coast

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19th century

Wood, iron, leather, tarred cotton cord

Overall: 18 3/4 × 1 9/16 × 15/16 in. (47.7 × 4 × 2.4 cm)

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

165.17.15601

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Adze

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Nathaniel Kitchel, Fall 2019

ANTH 05, Introduction to Archaeology, Nathaniel Kitchel, Summer 2019

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Plains, Northwest Coast, and Arctic Region, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Native American Studies 21 / Anthropology 40, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 30-December 20, 1992.

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.

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, 1965.

Old Number

Rasmussen #2535

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