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Dance Headdress

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Kwakwaka'wakw artist, Dance Headdress, 1880/1899, paint on wood with abalone shell inlay, sea lion whiskers, cedar bark, and cloth, Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art, no known copyright restrictions, 48.3.699

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Title

Dance Headdress

Artist

Kwakwaka'wakw artist (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Date

1880/1899

Medium

paint on wood with abalone shell inlay, sea lion whiskers, cedar bark, and cloth

Dimensions (H x W x D)

19 in x 9 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Northwest Coast

Ceremonial and Ritual Objects

Object Type

headwear

Cultural Group

Kwakwaka'wakw

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

48.3.699

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

abalone shell

bark

ceremonial objects

cloth

headdresses

headgear

Kwakiutl

Northwest Coast Native American styles

paint

wood

Place Made

Created in: Alert Bay

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