• Culture/People:

    Chilkat Tlingit

  • Object name:

    Bowl in the form of a brown bear

  • Native term:

    xoots six'

  • Date created:

    1840-1880

  • Place:

    Klukwan; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Alder, sea snail (turban snail) opercula , iron, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted, inlaid

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) in 1883; purchased by MAI in 1920.

  • Dimensions:

    44.5 x 21 x 19 cm

  • Catalog number:

    9/7990

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