Head Ring


From: Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA8525
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tsimshian
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Cedar Bark | Wool

Head ring made from seven warps wrapped with twisted, cedar bark fiber wefts. The ends are bound with a coil of cedar bark cord. An additional band of cedar bark weaving is inserted under the coil that binds the ends with fragments of wool cloth beneath.

Height 6.5 cm
Outside Diameter 63 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918

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