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Helmet with killer whale and sea creature designs  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare)  "1820-1850"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1820-1850

Materials:

Wood, human hair, paint, sea snail (turban snail) opercula, hide

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid, painted

Dimensions:

56.0 x 51.0 x 20.0 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Prince of Wales Island

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Prince of Wales Island

Archipelago:

Alexander Archipelago

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1920.

Source ID:

NMAI_105829

Catalog Number:

9/8020

Album Name:

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