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Bracelet

Charles Edenshaw (Dax’igaang or Taheygen), b. 1839 d. 1920
Haida
Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

late 19th /early 20th century

silver
width: 1 ⅜"

Inventory # N4246

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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

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Charles Edenshaw (Dax’igaang or Taheygen), b. 1839 d. 1920
Haida
Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

late 19th /early 20th century
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