Chilkat blanket (naaxein)

Chilkat blanket (naaxein)

mid 19th Century
Culture
Tlingit | Chilkat
Locale
Wrangell, AK
Object
blanket
Medium
Wool, cedar bark, and dye
Accession Number
1938.399
Credit Line
Native Arts acquisition funds

Tlingit artist, Chilkat (Naaxein) Blanket, Mid-1800s. Dyed mountain goat wool and cedar bark; 63 x 49 in. Denver Art Museum: Native Arts acquisition funds, 1938.399

Dimensions
length: 65 in, 165.1000 cm; width: 32.5 in, 82.5500 cm; length: 49 in, 124.4600 cm; width: 63 in, 160.0200 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Indigenous Arts of North America
This object is currently on view
Known Provenance
Presented to Rev. A.L. Lindsley, D.D., in Ft. Wrangel, Alaska, 1879; Purchased 1938 from J. Thorburn Ross by the Denver Art Museum

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