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Waist Robe

Dance Apron

Object TitleRaven's Tail Waist Robe
Object Number:2003-20-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Maker: Teri Rofkar
Period: 21st Century
Date Made: 2003
Early Date: 2003
Late Date: 2003
Sea Otter Fur
Deer Toes
Iconography:Snail Tracks
Raven's Cradle
Credit Line:Purchased from and gift of Teri Rofkar, 2003


Dance apron titled "A Tribute to Emily" and woven in the Raven's Tail technique by Tlingit artist Teri Rofkar. Piece includes geometric motifs including "snail tracks", a reference to the maker's clan; embroidery around the head usually worn by shamans; and the "V" shaped raven's cradle motif.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

New Acquisition: Tlingit Apron ( May 2005) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 166-a67/Plate 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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