Category: Native American

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...
Mussel Rattle

Mussel Rattle

Native American Mussel Rattle Artist: Beau Dick Culture/People: Kwakwaka’wakw Place: Northwest Coast Media: Wood, paint, horse hair, cedar bark Dims: 12.5 x 4 in. (31.75 x 10.16 cm) Date: c. 1989 Description: This rattle in the form of a mussel is accurate down...
Sash

Sash

Native American Sash Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Achomawi Place: California Media: Beads and cotton thread Dims: 41.75 x 3.5 in. Date: c. 1900 Description: This symbolizes wealth and is worn with great honor. A yellow and a black bead are the signature from the...
Pipe

Pipe

Native American Artwork Title Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Iroquois (attrib.) Place: United States Media: Steatite stone Dims: 1.5 x 0.8 x 2.25 in. Date: mid 19th C. Description: Hands-On curator, Qootsvenma “Taka” Denipah-Cook (Ohkay Owingeh) studied...