Two Tined Fork, from a Four Piece Silverware Set from Sitka, Alaska

Yéilnaawú and Kíchxhaak (Jim Jacobs), Tlingit, Khoosk’eidí clan, Xaas hít house / American, 1846 - 1941
Northwest Coast


1867-about 1897

Coin silver

Overall: 6 11/16 × 11/16 × 1/4 in. (17 × 1.8 × 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Warren Prosser Smith, Class of 1913



Place Made: Sitka, United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


Engraved, on fork, below tines: Sitka

Course History

Art History 38.04, Food and Art: Global History, Nicola Camerlenghi, Spring 2023

Art History 38.04, Food & Art: Global History, Nick Camerlenghi, Fall 2023


Collected by Caldwell W. Tuttle (1842-1919), Commissioner of Sitka, Alaska, 1897-1900; to his nephew Warren Prosser Smith, Dartmouth Class of 1913 (1890-1971) New York, New York; given to present collection, 1969. (donation arranged through the donor's daughter Joan Paris Smith Rath (1916-1979)

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