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Cuirass (body armor) covered with Chinese coins  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare)  "1800-1830"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1800-1830

Materials:

Walrus hide/skin, coin/coins, vegetal fiber

Techniques:

Stitched

Dimensions:

70 x 50 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tlingit

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Probably collected by A. Eugene Austin (Alonzo Eugene Austin, 1868-1948, New York, New York, doctor of homeopathy who spent his boyhood in Alaska as the son of Presbyterian missionary parents); donated to MAI by Dr. and Mrs. A. Eugene Austin in 1929.

Source ID:

NMAI_180288

Catalog Number:

16/8287

Album Name:

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