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Welcome Figure

Kwakwaka'wakw
Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia

ca. 1840

wood, paint

height: 67 ¾"
width: 19"

Inventory # CN1663

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acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA


PROVENANCE

George Tozier, Tacoma, WA
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, No. 6/8722
Fred Rowland, New York, NY
Francesco Pellizzi, New York, NY

PUBLISHED

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 1997, pg. 11

RELATED EXAMPLES

University of British Columbia, Museum of Anthropology, Nos. 1778 and 1779 - See: Art of the Northwest Coast Indians, Inverarity, University of California Press, 1950, pls. 250 and 251

University of British Columbia, Museum of Anthropology, No. 1800 - See: Kwakiutl Art, Hawthorn, University of WA Press, 1979, fig. 70