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Neck ring  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "1800-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1800-1900

Materials:

Cedar bark, ermine skin/fur, eagle claw/claws

Techniques:

Twisted, sewn

Dimensions:

32 x 26 x 5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Gitxsan (Gitksan), Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian

Site Name:

Skeena River

City:

Kispiox (Kishpiyeoux)

County:

Kitimat-Stikine Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) from a female shaman at Kispiox; purchased by George Heye in 1905.

Source ID:

NMAI_4490

Catalog Number:

4339

Album Name:

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