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Object #2004-2/103
Object nameApron
Culture of OriginTsimshian
Maker or ArtistWilliam White
MaterialsWool, Fur, Deer Hoof, Copper Ore, Leather, Wood, Sinew, Cloth, Black, White, Yellow, Blue
TechniquesChilkat Weaving, Tied, Sewn
DimensionsL: 54.0 cm, W: 84.0 cm
Exhibit Label'Spirit of the Ancestors' - This apron is the only contemporary "Chilkat" style weaving in the Burke's collection, and was woven by the only male Native weaver known to use this technique. Many believe that Tsimshian women originated this complex technique of weaving in the late 18th or early 19th centuries. This apron depicts a Raven with its wings outstretched.
SourceMr. Arthur B. Steinman
CreditGift of Arthur B. Steinman


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