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Visor

Alaska

17th/18th century or earlier

wood, walrus ivory, vegetal fiber
width: 10”

Inventory # CE3529

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Provenance

Ex. collection Sir Jacob Epstien, London, England
Ex. collection Charles Ratton, Paris, France
Ex. collection Carlo Monzini, Milan, Italy

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King, J.C.H. Artificial Curiosities From The Northwest Coast of North America. London: British Museum Publications Ltd., 1981, pls. 9 and 10 for two examples of early wooden headgear collected by Captain James Cook

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