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

Haida, First Nation, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, Canada, 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 College: Gift of Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly

22.3.1896

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

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.

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.

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.

Old Number

Red No. 22.54

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