Piece of a “copper”

  • Exhibition Text

    • Piece of a “copper.” At potlatches, pieces like this were cut from “coppers” and presented to highly honored guests.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: 16.1/ 783 Field No: 182
      Culture: KITIKSHAN
      Locale: BC, UPPER SKEENA RIVER
      Country: CANADA
      Material: METAL (COPPER)
      Dimensions: L:19 W:9.2 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1911
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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