BRACELET

Tahaygen                                  
Charles Edenshaw (b. 1839 d. 1924)
Haida
Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
late 19th /early 20th century
silver
width: 1 ⅜"

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N4246

Photographs

PROVENANCE

Descended through the family of Chief Shakes, Wrangell, Alaska.

The oral tradition is that Edenshaw gifted this bracelet to Chief Shakes in the 19th century and it remained with descendants of his daughter for over a century:

Anisalaga (Mary Ebbetts Hunt), daugther of Chief Shakes, Tongas, AK

Jane Charity Hunt

Frances Elizabeth Cadwallader, Delta, British Columbia

Sharla Pelosse

RELATED EXAMPLES

For a remarkably similar example see: Augaitis, Daina (et al). Charles Edenshaw. London: Black Dog Publishing, 2014, pg. 143, fig. 157

Royal British Columbia Museum, Cat. No. 9522 – See: Ibid. pg. 145, fig. 161

Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Cat No. Nb1.736 – See: Ibid, pg. 145, fig. 162