Wooden Handled Tool for Jewelry Making

Tlingit, Alaska, Northwest Coast


Wood and metal

Overall: 12 5/8 x 9/16 x 9/16 in. (32 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm)

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



North America, United States

Object Name

Tools and Equipment


Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


[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

#2908 [Rasmussen, Stendahl or Meltzer]

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