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Northwest Coast

Containing objects from the Haida, Tlingit, Salish, Chinook, Kwakwaka'wakw, Makah, Nuu-chah-nulth, and Tsimshian cultures, the collection comprises over 400 works. Highlights include a Chilkat robe, Tlingit bentwood box, and a Kwakwaka’wakw frontlet.

Bow and Four Arrows
Coast Salish
Bow and Four Arrows
about 1841
13.1.579
Argillite Oval Platter depicting a Shaman Figure in High Relief Transforming into a Dogfish (Shark)
Haida
Argillite Oval Platter depicting a Shaman Figure in High Relief Transforming into a Dogfish (Shark)
after 1862, collected early 20th century
157.9.13874
Argillite Carving of Two Facing Seating Anglo-European Men Pulling a Cylinder
Haida
Argillite Carving of Two Facing Seating Anglo-European Men Pulling a Cylinder
about 1850
157.9.13876
Ear Ornaments
Lott Family, Tlingit
Ear Ornaments
collected 1920-1937
159.1.14285
Bentwood Storage Box
Tlingit
Bentwood Storage Box
after 1900
159.1.14292
Bag for Chilkat Blanket Warp (1 of 5)
Tlingit
Bag for Chilkat Blanket Warp (1 of 5)
collected late 1920s-1945
159.1.14310A
Cedar Bark Neck Ring
Tlingit
Cedar Bark Neck Ring
collected late 1920s-1945
159.1.14317
Wall Pocket with Beaded Seaweed or Kelp Design (Fungi Textile)
Tlingit
Wall Pocket with Beaded Seaweed or Kelp Design (Fungi Textile)
about 1903
159.68.14506
Basket
Tlingit
Basket
collected 1899
159.68.14510
Button Robe Depicting a Raven and an Octopus
Tlingit
Button Robe Depicting a Raven and an Octopus
late 19th century
163.22.15078
Pair of Eel Shaped Silver Earrings
Tlingit
Pair of Eel Shaped Silver Earrings
166.56.24804
Engraved Silver Mounted Ivory Tusk
Rudolph Walton (Kaawootk' or Aak'wtaatseen), American / Tlingit, 1867 - 1951
Engraved Silver Mounted Ivory Tusk
1897
169.30.24701
Set of Silverware (Two Spoons and Two Forks)
Jim Jacobs (Yéilnaawú and Kíchxhaak), American / Tlingit, 1846 - 1941
Set of Silverware (Two Spoons and Two Forks)
1867-about 1897
169.30.24702
Seaweed and Foliate Pattern Child's Moccasins
Tlingit
Seaweed and Foliate Pattern Child's Moccasins
collected 1898
170.32.24951
Sharkman Mask
Norman Jackson, American / Tlingit, born 1957
Sharkman Mask
about 2004
2006.49
Tlingit Crest Hat
Preston Singletary, American / Tlingit, born 1963
Tlingit Crest Hat
2006
2007.12
What Have We Become? Vol. 5a
Nicholas Galanin, American / Tlingit, born 1979
What Have We Become? Vol. 5a
2007
2007.36.2
Argillite Ship Panel Pipe with a Spray of Foliage surmounted by a Dog or Wolf; a seated  Anglo-European...
Haida
Argillite Ship Panel Pipe with a Spray of Foliage surmounted by a Dog or Wolf; a seated Anglo-European...
about 1840-1860
2009.3
Carving of a Hawk
Tlingit
Carving of a Hawk
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1872
Anglo-European Male Figure (possibly a Missionary)
Haida
Anglo-European Male Figure (possibly a Missionary)
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1877
Anglo-European Female Figure (possibly a Missionary)
Haida
Anglo-European Female Figure (possibly a Missionary)
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1880
Carved Wooden Figure
Haida
Carved Wooden Figure
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1883
Frontlet or Headdress Ornament (shakee.at )
Tlingit
Frontlet or Headdress Ornament (shakee.at )
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1891
Rattle in the Shape of a Tináa (Copper Shield), with a Bird Figure
Tlingit
Rattle in the Shape of a Tináa (Copper Shield), with a Bird Figure
collected about 1820-1860
22.3.1893
Fishhook
Haida
Fishhook
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1907
Killer Whale Carving with Shamanic Elements
Haida
Killer Whale Carving with Shamanic Elements
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1919
Hat (Xaad dajaangaa)
Haida
Hat (Xaad dajaangaa)
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1927
Stick Game
Tlingit
Stick Game
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1933
Anglo-European Male Figure (possibly a Missionary)
Haida
Anglo-European Male Figure (possibly a Missionary)
collected 1820-1860
22.3.1941
Chilkat Robe (naaxein)
Tlingit
Chilkat Robe (naaxein)
about 1850-1880
40.15.12586
Basket
Makah
Basket
about 1900
42.12.8510
Berry Basket
Tlingit
Berry Basket
about 1900
46.17.9391
Basket with lid
Tlingit
Basket with lid
collected 1905
46.17.9392
Basket
Tlingit or Sugpiaq (Alutiiq)
Basket
possibly early-mid 19th century
46.17.9394
Rattle-Lid Basket
Tlingit
Rattle-Lid Basket
about 1900
46.17.9398
Sitka Style
Tlingit
Sitka Style
collected 1905
46.17.9576
Blue Wool Button Robe
Tlingit
Blue Wool Button Robe
mid-19th century
50.42.12474
Bowl
Sugpiaq (Alutiiq), Eyak or Tlingit
Bowl
about 1890
50.42.12482
Painted Chief's Hat
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka)
Painted Chief's Hat
probably 20th century
54.41.13168
Woman's Moccasins
Tlingit
Woman's Moccasins
about 1890-1900
985.47.26640
Thunderbird Totem Pole Model (based on the Kwakwaka'wakw Totem Poles which belonged to Nimpkish Chief...
Tlingit
Thunderbird Totem Pole Model (based on the Kwakwaka'wakw Totem Poles which belonged to Nimpkish Chief...
collected 1943-1959
987.35.26872
Thunderbird Totem Pole Model (based on the Kwakwaka'wakw Totem Poles which belonged to Nimpkish Chief...
Tlingit
Thunderbird Totem Pole Model (based on the Kwakwaka'wakw Totem Poles which belonged to Nimpkish Chief...
collected 1943-1959
987.35.26874
Dancing Headdress Frontlet with attached Cape and separate Tunic
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Dancing Headdress Frontlet with attached Cape and separate Tunic
late 19th-early 20th century
987.65.26906A
Cape for Dancing Headdress Frontlet
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Cape for Dancing Headdress Frontlet
late 19th-early 20th century
987.65.26906B
Tunic for Dancing Headdress Frontlet
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Tunic for Dancing Headdress Frontlet
20th century
987.65.26906C
Bentwood Box with Lid
Tlingit
Bentwood Box with Lid
about 1880
989.24.27037
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