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Button blanket with split killer-whale crest design  (Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat))  "1890-1920"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1890-1920

Materials:

Wool cloth, dentalium shell/shells, abalone/haliotis shell, mother-of-pearl buttons

Techniques:

Sewn, appliqued

Dimensions:

133 x 175.8 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Haida, Kaigani Haida, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast

Site Name:

Prince of Wales Island

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Prince of Wales Island

Archipelago:

Alexander Archipelago

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1930.

Source ID:

NMAI_189180

Catalog Number:

17/6679

Album Name:

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