From: United States of America | Alaska | Haines

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA9223
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience United States of America | Alaska | Haines
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus Haines Noowshaka.aayi Clan
Section American
Materials Wood | Grass | Animal Remains | Metal

Rectangular box and lid containing the "wood kidney" charm of the Nuwn-Shaka-aya Clan. The box is constructed from five wooden planks nailed together at the corners. The exterior is undecorated save for the short ends being painted with red pigment. The lid has a border carved around the perimeter which is also painted with red pigment. The box contains animal remains on a bed of dried grass.

Height 7 cm
Length 34.7 cm
Width 10.4 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918

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