Ivory Amulet

Tlingit, Alaska, Northwest Coast

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collected 19th century

Ivory

Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 1/4 in. (12 x 5.5 x 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Edward W. Bush, Jr., Class of 1945, Tuck 1947

47.12.10813

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Provenance

Purchased in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; collected by Captain Charles Akers Johnson (1840-1893); by descent to his grand nephew Edward W. Bush, Jr. (1923-2006, Class of 1945, Tuck 1947), West Hartford, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1947.

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