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Dance accessory representing brown bear paws  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Bearskin/fur, bear claw/claws, abalone/haliotis shell, twine/string

Techniques:

Cut, inlaid, drilled, tied

Dimensions:

19 x 17 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Lower 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 1920.

Source ID:

NMAI_105856

Catalog Number:

9/8046

Album Name:

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