String of beads

Tahltan
Dene (Athabascan)
First Nation
Subarctic

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collected late 1920s-1945

Dentalium, glass beads, and cotton twine

Overall: 13 3/4 in. (35 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Doris Meltzer

166.56.24808

Geography

Place Made: Telegraph Creek, Stikine River, Canada, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Subarctic

Not on view

Provenance

[Possibly collected by Axel Rasmussen (about 1887-1945), possibly 1920-30's; Earl L. Stendahl (1887-1966), Los Angeles California]; Doris Meltzer (1980-1977), Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1966.

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