Neck Ring


From: Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA8520
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tsimshian
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Naas River Region
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Cedar Bark | Abalone | Hide

Neck ring made from twined cedar bark fibers. The ring is wrapped with cordage made from the fibers and two attached rectangular sections are woven from cedar bark cordage. Each rectangular section has pieces of blue abalone shell sewn on at both ends and hide fringe attached at one end.

Length 44.2 cm
Width 37 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918

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