From: United States of America | Alaska | Sitka
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||United States of America | Alaska | Sitka|
|Culture Area||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Locus||Sitka Kaagwaantaan Clan | Star House|
|Materials||Hide | Ermine | Abalone | Fur|
War headdress called "Ears of the Grizzly" of the famous warrior, Yakuan (LS). Made from a piece of bear fur bound in the back with hide straps. The fur is cut with two raised sections in the front, each topped with an ermine pelt. A piece of abalone shell is attached on one side with carvings resembling a skull in profile. Said to be made from the skin of a bear killed by the wolf knife, NA11763.
|Credit Line||Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1927|
|Other Number||138 - Other Number|
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