Chilkat Robe (naaxein)

Chilkat Tlingit, Tlingit, Alaska, Northwest Coast

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about 1850-1880

Mountain Goat wool, cedar bark, and native dyes

Overall: 34 1/4 x 68 7/8 in. (87 x 175 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert L. Ripley, Class of 1939H

40.15.12586

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Ceremonial

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Summer 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

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.

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.

Affinities and Influences: Native American Art and American Modernism, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 7-August 19, 1996.

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.

The Commanding Presence of Imagery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1989.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 88 and p. 144, no. 33.

Provenance

Possibly collected from J. E. Standley (1854-1940), Ye Olde Curoisty Shop, Seattle, Washington; Robert L. Ripley (1890-1949), Mamaroneck, New York, early 20th century (The Ripley's "Believe It or Not" Collection); given to present collection, 1940.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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