Silver Graver

Tlingit, Klukwan, Alaska, Northwest Coast


Metal and wood

Overall: 3 3/4 x 1 x 9/16 in. (9.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm)

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



North America, United States

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Graver


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


The donor notes indicate that this object belonged to Mike Kadanaha (Kudeinaháa) (ca. 1840-1930), Kaagwaantaan clan, Kéet hít (Killer Whale House) clan leader; [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.

Old Number

#2906 [Rasmussen, Stendahl or Meltzer]

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