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Tlingit artist, Staff, ca. 1850, paint on yellow cedar with abalone shell inlay, Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art, no known copyright restrictions, 48.3.449

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Title

Staff

Artist

Tlingit artist (Tlingit)

Date

ca. 1850

Medium

paint on yellow cedar with abalone shell inlay

Dimensions (H x W x D)

39 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Northwest Coast

Ceremonial and Ritual Objects

Object Type

staff

Cultural Group

Tlingit

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art

Accession Number

48.3.449

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

abalone shell

carving

inlay

Northwest Coast Native American styles

Tlingit

wood

yellow cypress

Place Made

Created in: Kake

Created in: Hoonah

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