Oil Dish in form of a Seal (made for sale)

Haida
First Nation
Northwest Coast

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collected 1820-1860

Alder wood with faint traces of pigment

Overall: 4 5/16 × 13 × 4 3/4 in. (11 × 33 × 12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly

22.3.1896

Geography

Place Made: Haida Gwaii, Canada, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Peoples and Cultures of the Plains, Northwest Coast, and Arctic Region, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Native American Studies 21/Anthropology 40, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 30-December 20, 1992.

The Art of the Northwest Coast, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 25/Native American Studies 49, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-May 18, 2003.

Publication History

Tamara Northern, Native American Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, 1985, p. 9, no. 6.

Provenance

Collected by "an old sea captain," about 1820-1860; to General John Hewston, California; bequeathed to his niece, Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly (1851-1927), West Newton, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1922.

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