Box with lid. Chugach. USA , Russian America. North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Prince William Sound.

Box with lid
Collection MAE RAS: № 2915-1a,b
Image ID: 4071962
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2915-1a,b
Title:
Box with lid
Ethnicity:
Chugach
Place:
USA , Russian America
Geography:
North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Prince William Sound
Collector:
Voznesenskii Ilya Gavrilovich, zoologist, entomologist, traveller
Materials:
wood, paint, iron, sinew, beads
Dimensions:
length 22 cm, width 19.4 cm, height 11.5 cm; lid: length 13.2 cm, width 10.7 cm
Commentation:
The outer surface of the box is decorated with bas-relief carvings made in the Tlingit style. The basic theme depicted on the box is the head of a bear.
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