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Frontlet headdress  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "1840-1860"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1840-1860

Materials:

Wood, abalone/haliotis shell, sea lion whiskers, goose feather/feathers, ermine skin/fur, wool cloth, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted, inlaid

Dimensions:

106 x 54.5 x 46 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Northwest Coast, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Nuxalk (Bellacoola)

City:

Cape Mudge

County:

Comox-Strathcona Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Vancouver Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected for MAI by George Heye in 1920 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

Source ID:

NMAI_108143

Catalog Number:

10/276

Album Name:

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