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Object Number:NA5780
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Materials:Bear Hide
Bear Fur
Height: 17.5 cm
Length: 19 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917


Headdress made from an untanned, stiff piece of bear hide with black fur on one side. The hide is shaped as a two tall hump that narrow toward the center and join and also narrow toward the opposite ends. Fragments of animal hide straps are attached to the outer, lower edges.

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