Wooden boxes

  • Exhibition Text

    • Like their Kwakwaka’wakw neighbors, the Nuu-chah-nulth used wooden boxes for storage, cooking and serving, and as buckets. The technique of manufacture is shown in the adjoining Kwakwaka’wakw alcove.

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  • Collection Information

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      Catalog No: 16 / 1783 Field No: 182
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
      Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, HIDE, STRING, BONE
      Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: JACOBSEN, F.

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      Catalog No: 16 / 1793 Field No: 183
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
      Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, METAL
      Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: JACOBSEN, F.

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      Catalog No: 16 / 9807 AB Field No: 31
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, HIDE, CLOTH
      Acquisition Year: 1904
      Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

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      Catalog No: 16 / 9782 Field No: 40
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD
      Acquisition Year: 1904
      Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

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      Catalog No: 16 / 9425 AB Field No: 25
      Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, PIGMENT
      Acquisition Year: 1904
      Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

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