- Museum number
Comb made of wood, carved in the form the Tlingit crest representing a measuring worm.
Height: 12.80 centimetres
Width: 6.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
see JCH King `Artificial Curiosities of the North West Coast of America' BMP Ltd 1981
Illustrated in E Gunther 'Indian Life' Chicago 1972, p 31.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1986-1987 12 Jun-4 Jan, The Vancouver Museum, Captain George Vancouver: A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World, 1791-1795
1988 15 Jan-1 May, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples
1988 1 Jul-1 Nov, Museum of Civilization, Lorne Building, Ottawa, The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples
1994 Oct-1995 Feb, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Alaska; Enlightenment and Exploration in the North Pacific, 1741-1805
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected on George Vancouver's North Pacific voyage of 1791-1795.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1796D8.106 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Am1796A0213.1