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War helmet representing a grizzly bear  (Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare)  "circa 1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1880

Materials:

Wood, copper, sea snail (turban snail) opercula , wool cloth, spruce root, ermine skin/fur, paint

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid, stitched, painted, aboriginally repaired

Dimensions:

33 x 46.5 cm

Cultures:

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

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1922.

Source ID:

NMAI_120544

Catalog Number:

11/1741

Album Name:

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