Adze

Tlingit, Alaska, Northwest Coast

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19th century

Wood, iron, leather, tarred cotton cord

Overall: 18 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 15/16 in. (47.7 x 4 x 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

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Plains, Northwest Coast, and Artic 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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