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Frontlet headdress representing a beaver  (Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses)  "circa 1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1880

Materials:

Hide, wood, ermine skin/fur, abalone/haliotis shell, sea lion whiskers, wool cloth, eagle down, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted, sewn

Dimensions:

80 x 42 x 42 cm

Cultures:

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

State:

Alaska, British Columbia

Country:

USA, Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1919.

Source ID:

NMAI_104593

Catalog Number:

9/6739

Album Name:

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