Blue Wool Button Robe

Tlingit, Northwest Coast

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mid-19th century

Blue wool, red felt, and mother of pearl trade buttons

Overall: 68 7/8 × 53 15/16 in. (175 × 137 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Charles Sheldon

50.42.12474

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

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

Exhibition History

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

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.

Provenance

Collected by Charles Alexander Sheldon (1867-1928), in Alaska, about 1904-1908; to his wife, Louise Walker Gulliver Sheldon (1867-1950), Woodstock, Vermont; given to present collection, 1950.

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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