University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleRaven
Object Number: NA11758
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chilkoot
Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Southeast Alaska
Haines
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Locus: Lukaax.adi Clan
Section:American
Materials:Shell
Birch Bark
Porcupine Quill
Fur
Technique:Carved
Embroidered
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1927
Other Number132 - Other Number

Description

Entitled "Raven"; catalogue cards say it is a shaman's headdress ; The cap is embroidered with porcupine quills on birch bark; the head piece is carved.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Kaplan, Susan A. & Barsness, Kristin J. 1986. Raven's Journey. : Page/Fig./Plate: p 176 / fig 165View Objects cited in this Publication

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