Artist Tlingit, Native American
Title
  • Box
Date ca. 1825
Medium spruce root, western cedar, yew wood, and animal sinew
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/2 × 16 3/4 × 13 3/4 inches (26.7 × 42.5 × 34.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, funds from Mr. and Mrs. Stanley R. Day, and Founders Junior Council
Accession Number 1995.17
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
1883, collected by Foster B. Dickerman (Sitka, Alaska, USA);
by descent to Alton Dickerson;
1929, willed to Ellie Jeffers Taylor for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center;
1994, deaccessioned by the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center;
1994, purchased by Eugene Thaw, (Cooperstown (?) and New York, New York, USA);
1995-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA) via (Jonathan Holstein, Cazenovia, New York, USA), Eugene Thaw's agent