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Kwakwaka'wakw artist, Headdress, pre-contact, paint on alder with inlaid abalone shell, brass-headed nails, swansdown, sea lion whiskers, and ermine skin, Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art, no known copyright restrictions, 48.3.424

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Title

Headdress

Artist

Kwakwaka'wakw artist (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Date

pre-contact

Medium

paint on alder with inlaid abalone shell, brass-headed nails, swansdown, sea lion whiskers, and ermine skin

Dimensions (H x W x D)

9 1/4 in x 6 in x 6 1/4 in

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Northwest Coast

Personal Accessories

Object Type

headwear

Cultural Group

Kwakwaka'wakw

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art

Accession Number

48.3.424

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

abalone shell

down

figures

headdresses

headgear

Kwakiutl

nails

Northwest Coast Native American styles

paint

skin

wood

Place Made

Created in: Vancouver Island

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