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Object Number:37812
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Haida
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Queen Charlotte Islands
Masset
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Cloth
Ermine
Abalone
Pigment
Whisker
String
Height: 43.5 cm
Length: 109.6 cm
Width: 35.4 cm
Credit Line:John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900

Description

Chief's headdress. Name Tsilk (Masset dialect), djilkiss (skidegate dialect).

Bibliography:

[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 128-129/Plate 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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