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Headdress Frontlet

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1840

wood, pigment,
abalone shell
height: 7 ½”
width:  5 ¾”

Inventory # CN4055

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Provenance

Collected by George Heye at Kasaan, Alaska, in 1930

Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Cat. No. 19/6656, exchanged 1962

The Alan Reed Sawyer collection, Vancouver, British Columbia

Exhibited

“Primitive Art” April 12 to May 15, 1967, Second Anniversary Exhibition of Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois

Published

Sawyer, “Primitive Art”, Lakeview Center for the Arts and Sciences, Peoria, 1967, pl. 12

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Amulet N3895b

Tsimshian
Northern British Columbia

ca. 1820–50
N3895b
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