Tlingit Bentwood Box


Collection: Hudson’s Bay Company Museum Collection

Catalogue number: HBC 970

Category: Distribution & Transportation Artifacts
Classification: Containers
Object Term: Box


Product Description

Collected in 1920 by HBC District Manager C.H. French in Victoria, BC, this Tlingit bentwood box is made of a single plank of cedar. Boxes like these were widely used as containers on the Northwest Coast.

$100 adoption includes:

  • 1 year adoption
  • Certificate & photo
  • Opportunity to share personal story or description of what the artifact means to you
  • Tax receipt for $100