Native American
Olla Basket

Olla Basket

Olla-Inspired Basket Artist: Maggie PainterCulture/People: ChemehueviPlace: California, United States of AmericaMedia:Willow, Juncus, Bullrush root and Devil’s ClawDims: 2.25 x 3.25 x 3.25 (5.7 x 8.2 x 8.2 cm)Date: c. 1920-40RTC No. NA0545Gift of Ralph T. Coe,...

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Sea Shell Basket

Sea Shell Basket

Sea Shell Basket Artist: Artist Once KnownCulture/People: MakahPlace: Northwest Coast, Washington, USAMedia: Cedar bark, ryegrass, shellDims: 3.5 x 4.25 x 3.75 in. (8.9 x 10.8 x 9.5 cm)Date: c. 1940-60RTC No. NA0744Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011DescriptionThis small...

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Two Spoons

Two Spoons

Two Spoons Artist: Robert DavidsonCulture/People: HaidaPlace: Haida Gwaii, British Colombia, CanadaMedia: SilverDims: 4.5 x 1.5 in. (11.4 x 3.8 cm)Date: c. 1970RTC No. NA0189AGift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011 Artist: Robert DavidsonCulture/People: HaidaPlace: Haida Gwaii,...

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Wanesia Necklace

Wanesia Necklace

Necklace Artist: Wanesia Spry MisquadaceCulture/People: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Fond du Lac BandPlace: Great Lakes, United StatesMedia: Glass, birchbark, freshwater pearls, silver sterling beadsDims: Pendant 1.12 x 1.12 x .5 in (2.9 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm); Necklace String...

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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.: NA1479Gift of Edward J. Guarino...

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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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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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