Ceremonial Oil Box, late 19th Century

  • Haida, Native American

Cedar, twine and copper

  • Overall: 4 3/4 × 7 1/4 × 7 3/4 inches (12.1 × 18.4 × 19.7 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

72.478

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Haida
  • Oil
  • Cedar
  • Twine
  • Copper
  • Ceremonial containers
  • Box (container)
  • Mask (costume)
  • Bowl (vessel)
  • Ceremonial object
  • Queen charlotte islands
  • Animal
  • Bear

between 1871-1895, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907

Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1907-present, bequest to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Haida, Native American, Ceremonial Oil Box, late 19th Century, cedar, twine and copper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 72.478.