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Frontlet headdress with eagle and sculpin designs  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "circa 1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1880

Materials:

Wood, abalone/haliotis shell, iron nails, paint, sinew

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid, nailed, painted, tied

Dimensions:

18.5 x 15 x 9 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Nisga'a (Niska), North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian

Site Name:

Nass River

County:

Kitimat-Stikine Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI in 1921.

Source ID:

NMAI_112820

Catalog Number:

10/4582

Album Name:

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