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Wooden boxes

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

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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.

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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