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Dla'ehl (Interior housepost)

Photo: Paul Macapia

Dla'ehl (Interior housepost)

ca. 1800

Red cedar, paint, preservative coating
72 1/16 x 26 x 9 13/16 in. (183 x 66 x 25 cm)
Gift of John H. Hauberg
Provenance: Captain D.F. Tozier {collected in 1910 from a Koskimo village in the Quatsino Sound Area of northern Vancouver Island, B.C.}; Northwest Historical Corporation, Bellevue, Washington, until 1979; John H. Hauberg, Seattle, Washington, 1979-1983; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Photo: Paul Macapia
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Box of Daylight: Northwest Coast Indian Art, September 15, 1983–January 8, 1984
Published ReferencesThe Spirit Within: Northwest Coast Native Art from the John H. Hauberg Collection, Seattle Art Museum, 1995, pg. 246

Coe, Ralph T., Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1976, no. 244a

Brown, Steven C., Native Visions: Evolution in Northwest Coast Art from the Eighteenth Through the Twentieth Century, Seattle Art Museum, 1998, pg. 43

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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