• Culture/People:

    Tlingit

  • Object name:

    Chilkat blanket with diving whale design

  • Native term:

    naaxein

  • Date created:

    1870-1900

  • Place:

    Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Mountain goat wool yarn, cedar bark (yellow cedar), dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Twined, dyed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Clarence H. Young (ca. 1883-1960); lent to MAI in 1936; bequeathed to MAI by his wife Margreta R. Young (1893-ca. 1960) in 1961.

  • Dimensions:

    83 x 164 cm

  • Catalog number:

    18/9136

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