Painted Chief's Hat

Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka)
First Nation
Northwest Coast


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probably 20th century

Cedar bark and pigment

Overall: 22 1/4 × 14 3/16 × 1/8 in. (56.5 × 36 × 0.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 17-December 30, 2019.

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


Milton Mead Babcock (1910-1997) [dealer], Milton, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

Milton Babcock, Milton, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1954.

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