• Culture/People:

    Nisga'a (Niska)

  • Object name:

    Box with cover

  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Place:

    Nass River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Cedar, paint, iron nails

  • Techniques:

    Carved, bent, pegged, incised, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye/MAI in 1916.

  • Dimensions:

    96 x 57 x 55.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



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