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U000.31.13
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Coastal Tsimshian Northwest Coast Native Bent Box)
Date (Execution) : c. 1840
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Tsimshian
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : cedar; pigment
Support / Technique : Carved; painted
Object Type : boxes (containers); bentwood
Visual Description : Coastal Tsimshian wooden Northwest Coast bent box. On two opposite exterior sides of the box there are painted First Nations designs, similar in appearance to those found on Haida totem poles, in red and black. The lid has been left unornamented.
Accession # : U000.31.13
Width (cm) : 53.50
Height (cm) : 62.00
Depth (cm) : 47.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :