Basket with Lid

Unangax̂ (Aleut), Atka Island, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected 1905

Wild rye grass with trade wool and silk embroidery twining technique

Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 1/16 in. (19 x 23 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9387

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Exhibition History

Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 11-December 12, 1999.

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

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.

Northern Native American Basketry, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4, 1990-October 20, 1991.

Publication History

Tamara Northern and Davina Begaye, Guide to the Exhibition of Northern Native American Basketry, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990.

Provenance

Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Atka Island, Alaska, 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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