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Shaman's dance apron  (Ceremonial/Ritual items: Shamanic objects)  "circa 1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1880

Materials:

Caribou hide/skin, mountain goat wool yarn, cedar bark, puffin beak/beaks, caribou hoof/hooves, dye/dyes

Techniques:

Twined, sewn

Dimensions:

112 x 81 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Lower Nass River

City:

Kitikx

County:

Kitimat-Stikine Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1907.

Source ID:

NMAI_14858

Catalog Number:

1/4281

Album Name:

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