Four 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
Tlingit
Northwest Coast

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1867-about 1897

Coin silver

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

169.30.24702.2

Geography

Place Made: Sitka, United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

On view

Inscriptions

Each item marked "Sitka"

Exhibition History

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.

Provenance

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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