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Wolf headdress  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "1850-1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1850-1880

Materials:

Wood, hair, abalone/haliotis shell, sea snail (turban snail) opercula , paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted, inlaid

Dimensions:

18 x 11 x 11 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Chilkat Tlingit, Native Americans, North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northern Tlingit, Northwest Coast, Tlingit

City:

Sitka

County:

Sealaska Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Baranof Island

Archipelago:

Alexander Archipelago

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1920.

Source ID:

NMAI_105376

Catalog Number:

9/7876

Album Name:

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