T’eixáa (Fish Hook)

Tlingit, Northwest Coast

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collected 1820-1860

Alder wood, iron, spruce root, twisted cedar

Overall: 12 3/16 in. (31 cm)

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

22.3.1904

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Tradition Continues: Native American Art from New England Collections, Smith College Museum of Art, North Hampton, Massachusetts, March 10-May 29, 1994.

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. 8, no. 3.

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. 22.58

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