Bentwood Storage Box

Tlingit, Northwest Coast


19th century

Kerfed cedar, paint, nails

Overall: 24 11/16 × 18 1/4 × 17 7/16 in. (62.7 × 46.3 × 44.3 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Box


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

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

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.


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 #48.2.515

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