Washington State History Museum and Research Center are closed through December 14, 2020 per directives from the Office of the Governor related to COVID-19. Close

Indian Curios, Alaska, U.S., 1887

Black and white photographic image of Northwest Coast culture area items, displayed stackeds against a wall and mounted on the wall, probably in Alaska, US, 1887. Among them are feast dishes, bentwood boxes, halibut hooks, ceremonial masks, a fish killing club, a dance apron, arrows, a drum, sculptures, a hat with potlatch rings, collars, speaker's staffs, a neck ring, a horn spoon, a beaded bag, and a necklace.

Details

Creation Date: 1887

Catalog ID: 2012.0.343

Call Number: 2012.0.343

Object Types: print, photographic, card, boudoir

Dimensions: image height 4.125 in . image width 7.25 in . overall height 5.125 in . overall width 8.5 in

Related Subjects: Northwest Coast culture area, Haida, Tlingit, North American Indian, dish, feast, box, bentwood, hook, halibut, mask, ceremonial, club, fishing, dance apron, arrow, drum, sculpture, hat, collar, ceremonial, staff, speaker's, neck ring, spoon, horn, bag, beaded, necklace