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Killer whale headdress  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "circa 1850"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1840-1860

Materials:

Wood, cordage, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

38 x 18 x 40 cm

Cultures:

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

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; said to have been collected in 1870; formerly in the collection of Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye in 1914.

Source ID:

NMAI_37374

Catalog Number:

3/5012

Album Name:

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