House Partition with Shakes Family Crest

about 1840

Object

Object Info

Object: house; partition
Currently on view
Object ID: 1951.315

Medium/Technique

Wood, paint, and human hair

Credit

Native Arts acquisition fund

More Info

Dimensions

height: 180 in, 457.2000 cm; width: 108 in, 274.3200 cm

Department

Native Arts

Collection

Native Arts-American Indian

Known Provenance

Purchased by Walter Waters from the Shakes family; purchased 1939 by Wolfgang Paalen, Wrangell, AK; Purchased 1950 by (Altman Antiques) Los Angeles; Purchased 1951 by the Denver Art Museum

Caption

Tlingit artist, House Partition with Shakes Family Crest, about 1840. Wood, paint, and human hair; 180 x 108 in. Denver Art Museum: Native Arts acquisition fund, 1951.315