Silver Graver

Northwest Coast


Metal and wood

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

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Doris Meltzer



Place Made: Klukwan, United States, North America

Object Name

Tools and Equipment

Research Area

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.

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