Case

Case

Latin American Case Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Mexico Place: Mexico Media: Seed beads, split stick, and possibly willow Dims: 2.75 x 2.25 in. (7 x 5.7 cm). Date: mid 19th C. Description: Some of the pieces in the Coe collection are more ambiguous than others....
Chair

Chair

Native American Chair Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Mi’kmaq Place: Nova Scotia or Quebec Media: Wood, quill, and rattan Dims: 32.5 x 17.75 x 16 in. (82.5 x 45 x 40.6 cm). Date: c. 1870 Description: People can be confused by or misunderstand relationships...
Pair of Earrings

Pair of Earrings

Native American Pair of Earrings Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Kiowa Place: Oklahoma, United States Media: Nickel (German) silver Dims: 2.75 x 0.5 in. (6.8 x 1.27 cm). Date: late 19th C. Description: This pair of early Kiowa earrings from the late 19th century is an...
Ear Plug

Ear Plug

Native American Ear Plug Artist: Unkown Culture/People: Chumash Place: Central and Southern California Media: Wood, abalone shell, and asphaltum Dims: 2.75 x .75 in. (7 x 1.9 cm). Date: c. 1750 Description: This may have been one of a pair. The Chumash are an...
Feathered Gift Baskets

Feathered Gift Baskets

Native American feathered Gift Baskets Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Pomo Place: Mendocino and Lake Counties, California Media: Two single rod baskets are woven on a foundation of willow sticks and sewn with sedge roots. Yellow feathers are from the breast of the...