Native American
Thunder

Thunder

Framed Birched Bark Artist: Wanesia Spry MisqadaceCulture/People: Fond du Lac Bank, Chippewa TribePlace: Minnesota, Great LakesMedia: Birch BarkDims: Framed: 32 x 6.12 x 1 in. (81.2 x 15.5 x 2.5 cm)Date: 2014RTC No.: NA1709Gift of Wanesia Spry Misquadace,...

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Strawberry Purse

Strawberry Purse

Strawberry Purse Artist: Samuel ThomasCulture/People: Lower Cayuga Band of the Iroquois NationPlace: Niagara Falls, Ontario, CanadaMedia: Beads on forest green velvetDims: 9.5 x 7.5 x .5 in. (24.1 x 19 x 1.3 cm)Date: x. 2003RTC No.: NA1479 Edward J. Guarino Collection...

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Mukluks

Mukluks

Mukluks Artist: A. SenionthaCulture/People: Slavey-AthapaskanMedia: Wool, smoked moose and beaver hide, cloth, and beadsDims: 12.5 x 10.5 x 10.75 in. (31.7 x 26.6 x 27.3 cm)Date: c. 1986RTC No: NA0480abGift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011DescriptionRalph T. Coe wrote about this...

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Tufted Smoking Cap

Tufted Smoking Cap

Tufted Smoking Cap Artist: Artist Once KnownCulture/People: Alaskan Athabascan, Den'aMedia: Velvet, moose hair, cloth linerDims: 3 x 6.75 x 6.75 in (7.62 x 17.145 x 17.145 cm)Date: c. 1870RTC No: NA0285Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011DescriptionSmoking caps were a men's...

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Nesting Boxes

Nesting Boxes

Set of Nesting Boxes Artist: UnknownCulture/People: HuronPlace: QuebecMedia: Birchbark, bird quill, and dyeDims: Largest 2.5 x 5.7 in.; smallest 1.25 x 3.25 in. (6.3 x 14.5 cm | 3.2 x 8.3 cm)Date: c. 1870RTC No: NA0296a-eGift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description The...

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Turtle

Turtle

Turtle Artist: Pula GutierrezCulture/People: Santa Clara PuebloPlace: New MexicoMedia: BlackwareDims: 2 x 7.25 x 6.25 in. (5 x 18.4 x 15.8 cm)Date: c. 1995RTC No: NA1524Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description2019 Hands-On Curatorial Program student curator, Gailene...

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Serpent Pot

Serpent Pot

Serpent Pot Artist: Victor and Naomi EckleberryCulture/People: Santa Clara PuebloPlace: New MexicoMedia: Blackware PotDims: 2.75 x 4 x 4 in. (6.9 x 10.1 x 10.1 cm)Date: 1996RTC No: NA1553Gift of Hugh Zimmer, 2017Description2019 Hands-On Curatorial Program student...

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Sled Model

Sled Model

Sled Model Artist: Peter JacobsCulture/People: Yup’ikPlace: Western, Southwestern, and South Central Alaska and the Russian Far EastMedia: Hickory wood, plastic runners, screws, eye hooks, fishing cordDims: 10.25 x 6 x 23 in. (25.4 x 15.2 x 58.4 cm)Date: c. 1980sRTC...

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Burden Basket

Burden Basket

Burden Basket Artist: Agnes WelchCulture/People: Eastern Band of CherokeePlace: Western North Carolina, adjacent to the Great Smoky MountainsMedia: White oak with walnut and bloodroot vegetal dyesDims: 9.5 x 11 (diameter) in. (24.13 x 27.94 cm)Date: 1987RTC No:...

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Lidded Basket

Lidded Basket

Lidded Basket Artist: D. P. H.Culture/People: Haudenosaunee ConfederacyPlace: Glen Falls, NYMedia: Black ash splints natural undyed and vegetal and aniline dyesDims: 14 (w/loop) x 11.5 (w/handles) in. (35.56 x 29.21 cm)Date:  1917RTC No: NA0022Gift of Ralph T....

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Pack Basket

Pack Basket

Pack Basket Artist: Leslie NicholasCulture/People: MaliseetPlace: Maine in the United States, New Brunswick, mainland Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island, and some of QuebecMedia: Oak splint natural undyed, commercial belt straps, leather, metal...

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Vegetable Basket

Vegetable Basket

Vegetable Basket Artist: UnknownCulture/People: Haudenosaunee (Seneca attrib.)Place: New York StateMedia: Brown ash splint, pigmentDims: 4 x 13 x 13 in. (10 x 33 x 33 cm)Date: Late 19th/early 20th C.RTC No: NA0002Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011Description The gentle winds...

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