Category: Hands-On Curatorial Program

Sword

Sword

Name Asian Sword Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Mamasa Torajan Place: South Sulawsi Island Media: Wood, metal, rattan, horn Dims: 27 x 2.5 in. Date: Early 20th C. Description: The ambiguity that shrouds the Torajan sword fascinates me. I wonder if this sword was used...
Chilkat

Chilkat

Native American Chilkat Artist: Unkown Culture/People: Tlingit or Haida Place: Alaska or British Columbia Media: Mountain goat and commercial sheep’s wool, cedar bark, dyes Dims: 48 x 61 in. Date: c. 1850 Description: The robe has an uncommon design composed in...