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Dance Headdress

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Tlingit artist, Dance Headdress, late 19th century, paint on wood with abalone shell inlay, ermine skins, sea lion whiskers, brass wire, and cloth, Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art, no known copyright restrictions, 48.3.436

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Title

Dance Headdress

Artist

Tlingit artist (Tlingit)

Date

late 19th century

Medium

paint on wood with abalone shell inlay, ermine skins, sea lion whiskers, brass wire, and cloth

Dimensions (H x W x D)

48 in x 8 1/2 in x 8 in

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

48.3.436

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

abalone shell

headdresses

headgear

Northwest Coast Native American styles

paint

shell

skin

Tlingit

wire

wood

Place Made

Created in: Ketchikan

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