• Culture/People:

    Tlingit

  • Object name:

    Beaver bowl

  • Date created:

    circa 1850

  • Place:

    Klukwan; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood

  • Techniques:

    Carved

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected before 1880; formerly in the collection of the Indianapolis Children's Museum; acquired by MAI through an exchange in 1966.

  • Dimensions:

    33 x 15.7 cm

  • Catalog number:

    23/8417

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See it in the "Animals" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 4th floor

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