Frontlet or Headdress Ornament (shakee.at )

Tlingit, Alaska, Northwest Coast

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collected 1820-1860

Wood, paint, twine, seal lion bristle fragments (possibly)

Overall: 4 5/16 × 4 1/2 × 5 9/16 in. (11 × 11.5 × 14.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly

22.3.1891

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Ceremonial

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 16, ANTH 50, Australian Aborigional Art, Howard Morphy, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

The Art of the Northwest Coast, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 25/Native American Studies 49, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-May 18, 2003.

People of Potlatch, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 10, 1987-October 25, 1988.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 90 and p. 144, no. 34.

Provenance

Collected by "an old sea captain," about 1820-1860; to General John Hewston, California; bequeathed to his niece, Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly (1851-1927), West Newton, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1922.

Old Number

Red No. 22.49

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