Tunic, no date

  • Chilkat, Native American

Goat's wool and cedar bark

  • Framed: Overall: 37 1/2 × 28 inches (95.3 × 71.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

59.265

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Chilkat
  • Goat hair
  • Wool (hair)
  • Cedar
  • Bark
  • Tunic
  • Textile
  • Faces (animal or human components)
  • Fish
  • Eyes (motifs)

Provenance

Rasmussen (per dealer). (Carlebach Gallery, New York, New York, USA); 1959-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Wardwell, Allen. Yakutat South Indian Art of the Northwest Coast. Exh. cat., Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, 1964, no. 198.

Rights Status

Chilkat, Native American, Tunic, no date, goat's wool and cedar bark. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 59.265.