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Dance headdress representing a beaver

Culture/People:
Tsimshian  Search this
Collector:
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914  Search this
Previous owner:
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914  Search this
Object Name:
Dance headdress representing a beaver
Media/Materials:
Wood, copper alloy, hide thong/babiche, iron nails, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
58 x 24 x 19 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Native Term:
gayt
Place:
Port Simpson (Fort Simpson); Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Date created:
circa 1860
Catalog Number:
1/8944
Barcode:
018944.000
See related items:
Tsimshian
Clothing/Garments: Headwear and Headdresses
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_20093
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