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SHAMAN FIGURE

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1840

wood, paint, human hair (replaced)
height: 5 ½”
 

Inventory # CN3889

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Provenance

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

Published

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2012, pg. 113, pl. 113

Medicine Men of the North Pacific Coast, Barbeau, Ottawa

National Museums of Canada, Bulletin no. 152, 1958, pg. 49, pl. 58

Related Examples

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 324, no. 493