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Tlingit artist

Hat, early 19th century

  • Spruce root, pigment
  • Sitka, Alaska, Northwest Coast, United States
  • H: 18 1/2 in, dia.: 24 1/4 in (H: 47.0 cm, dia.: 61.6 cm)
  • Gift of Captain John Bradshaw, 1832
  • E3647
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Tlingit artist

Chilkat blanket, early 19th century

  • Mountain goat wool, cedar bark, leather
  • Pacific Northwest Coast, Alaska, United States
  • H: 53 in, W: 63.75 in (H: 134.6 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Robert Bennet Forbes, 1832
  • E3648
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Haida artist

Cane, late 19th century

  • Wood
  • Skidegate, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, Canada
  • L: 36 1/4 in, W: 1 1/4 in, D: 3 5/8 in (L: 92.1 cm, W: 3.2 cm, D: 9.2 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3660
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Unangax^ (Aleut) artist

Jacket-cape, about 1820

  • Intestine, skin, wool, dye
  • Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States
  • H: 56 1/2 in, W: 34 1/2 in, D: 7 in (H: 143.5 cm, W: 87.6 cm, D: 17.8 cm)
  • Gift of Thomas Meek, 1821
  • E3662
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Seneca (Iroquois) artist

Basket, before 1958

  • Wood, plant fiber, dye
  • Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada
  • H: 5 1/4 in, dia.: 12 5/8 in (H: 13.3 cm, dia.: 32.1 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Williard C. Cousins, 1958
  • E36647
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Apache artist

Arrow, mid-late 19th century

  • Bamboo, iron, feather, sinew
  • Southwestern United States
  • L: 34 1/2 in, W: 1/2 in, D: 3/8 in (L: 87.6 cm, W: 1.3 cm, D: 1.0 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3670
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Dakota (Eastern Sioux) artist

Arrow, mid-late 19th century

  • Wood, iron, feathers, sinew
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 25 1/8 in, W: 3/4 in, D: 3/4 in (L: 63.8 cm, W: 1.9 cm, D: 1.9 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3671
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Dakota (Eastern Sioux) artist

Quirt, mid-19th century

  • Bone, leather, porcupine quill, metal
  • Great Plains, North America
  • L: 17 3/4 in, W: 1 1/2 in, D: 1 in (L: 45.1 cm, W: 3.8 cm, D: 2.5 cm)
  • Donor unknown, 1855
  • E3672
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Sioux artist

Quirt, Before 1826

  • Wood, leather, quill
  • Great Plains, North America
  • L: 39 3/8 in, W: 1 in, D: 1 in (L: 100.0 cm, W: 2.5 cm, D: 2.5 cm)
  • Gift of John Marsh, 1826, 1826
  • E3673
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Cree artist

Sheath, before 1845

  • Leather, porcupine quill, metal, dye
  • Great Plains, North America
  • L: 14 3/4 in, W: 3 1/4 in, D: 1/2 in (L: 37.5 cm, W: 8.3 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Story, 1845
  • E3676
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