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Mask headdress representing a lightning serpent  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Wood, cedar bark, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

71 x 19 x 25 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka), Southern Northwest Coast

City:

Clayoquot

County:

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Vancouver Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected for MAI by George Heye during a trip to British Columbia in 1938.

Source ID:

NMAI_212197

Catalog Number:

19/8962

Album Name:

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