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Dance Headdress Frontlet

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Tlingit artist, Dance Headdress Frontlet, 1879/1899, paint on wood with abalone shell inlay, Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art, no known copyright restrictions, 48.3.425

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Title

Dance Headdress Frontlet

Artist

Tlingit artist (Tlingit)

Date

1879/1899

Medium

paint on wood with abalone shell inlay

Dimensions (H x W x D)

7 1/8 in x 5 7/8 in x 2.5

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Northwest Coast

Ceremonial and Ritual Objects

Object Type

headwear

Cultural Group

Tlingit

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

48.3.425

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

abalone shell

headdresses

headgear

Northwest Coast Native American styles

paint

shell

Tlingit

wood

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