HEADDRESS FRONTLET

Nuxalk
Central Coast British Columbia
ca. 1870
wood, paint, metal mirror
height: 8 5/8” 

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N4171

Photographs

PROVENANCE

Collected by the eminent ethnographer and folklorist Marius Barbeau between 1946 and 1949, then by descent to Barbeau’s son-in-law, the artist Arthur Price.

RELATED EXAMPLES

​Haberland, Wolfgang. Donnervogel und Raubwal: Die indianische Kunst der Nordwestkuste Nordamerikas. Hamburg: Hamburgisches Museum fur Volkerkunde und Christians Verlag, 1979, pg. 101

Hawthorn, Audrey. Art of The Kwakiutl Indians and Other Northwest Coast Tribes.  Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1967, pg. 219