From: Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA8524
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tsimshian
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Ermine | Wool | Hide | Cotton Thread

Headdress or cap made from a rectangular, woven base with sections of white fur sewn on. A white and brown ermine pelt is attached to the upper section of the seam on the rear. Sparse, hide fringe is also attached along the rear seam. The lower rear has a small flap with black fur.

Length 42 cm
Width 22.5 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918

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