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Eagle headdress  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Maple, paint, abalone/haliotis shell

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid

Dimensions:

32 x 18.4 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Nisga'a (Niska), North America, Northern Northwest Coast, Northwest Coast, Tsimshian

Site Name:

Nass River

City:

Kitladamax (Kitlakdamik, Kit-lagh-damoks, Gitlarhdamks, Menesk)

County:

Kitimat-Stikine Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Formerly owned by the chief of the Laxsgiik (Eagle) clan; collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1920.

Source ID:

NMAI_105368

Catalog Number:

9/7868

Album Name:

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