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Skirt, early 20th century

  • Kwakiutl, Native American

Cedar bark

  • Overall: 36 × 28 inches (91.4 × 71.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

probably Dorothy Cadwalder (Fort Rupert, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada)

(Canadian Cabin Crafts, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Kwakiutl, Native American, Skirt, early 20th century, cedar bark. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund, 63.68.