Northwest Coast


collected about 1880-1890

Spruce root and dye

Overall: 4 3/4 × 4 15/16 in. (12 × 12.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Professor Francis Joseph Neef



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


Collected by Virginia Lee Cassin Kincaid (1862-unknown) [mother of Admiral Thomas C. Kincaid (1888-1972], Sitka, Alaska, about 1880-1890's; sent to Lucy Rosette Hurlbutt Sherman (1846-1929), Hanover, New Hampshire; given to her son-in-law, Professor Francis Joseph Armbruster Neef (1882-1956), Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1956.

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