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Object Number:
NA9226
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tlingit
Chilkat
Provenience:
Alaska
Culture Area:
Northwest Coast
Section:
American
Materials:
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Porcupine Quill
Pigment
Description:
Type after the old, embroidered porcupine quill. The painted design represents a beaver holding in the mouth the tinah, or symbol of wealth. The two small profiles together represent the spirit of the raven, a crest object of the clan.
Credit Line:
Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge Collector

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Kaplan, Susan A. & Barsness, Kristin J. 1986. Raven's Journey. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 170 / fig. 175
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