Headdress

Tsimshian
First Nation
Northwest Coast

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late 19th-early 20th century, collected late 1920s-1945

Cedar bark and cloth and cotton lining

Overall: 6 5/16 × 11 × 8 7/16 in. (16 × 28 × 21.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Doris Meltzer

163.22.15119

Geography

Place Made: Kitkatia, Dolphin Island, Canada, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Provenance

Solomon Brown (about 1887-1970), Kitkatla, British Columbia; collected by Axel Rasmussen, in the 1920's and 1930's [until his death in 1945]; Earl Stendahl; to Doris Meltzer, Meltzer Gallery, New York; given to present collection, 1963.

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