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Masterfully woven Chilkat Tlingit dance blanket with short fringe - Donald Ellis Gallery

Dance Blanket

Chilkat Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1890

mountain goat wool, yellow cedar bark, dyes, sinew, thread   

height: (incl. fringe) 41"
width: 67"

Inventory # N4007



Collected by Samuel James Bell in Alaska in 1899

Related Examples

Wardwell, Allen. Native Paths: American Indian Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998, pl. 49

Jonaitis, Aldona.  From the Land of the Totem Poles. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988, pl. 16