Neck Ring


From: United States of America | Alaska | Southeast Alaska | Sitka (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA11753
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience United States of America | Alaska | Southeast Alaska | Sitka (uncertain)
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus Sitka Kaagwaantaan Clan?
Section American
Materials Cedar Bark | Feather

Neck ring made from twisted cedar bark fibers. The ends are wrapped with a thin band of white, feather down to form a loop. White, feather down is also wrapped around two other sections of the ring and, opposite the down wrapping at the ends, a cedar bark cord is wrapped to keep the ring together. The ring is made up of three cedar bark ropes and the ends are frayed.

Length 60 cm
Width 11 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1926
Other Number 125? or 126? or 127? - Other Number

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