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Headdress Frontlet

Nishga
Northern British Columbia

ca. 1875

wood, paint, abalone shell, commercial wool & cotton cloth, hide, sea lion whiskers

height: 6 ⅜"
width: 6 ⅜"

Inventory # N1124

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PROVENANCE

Private collection, Tacoma, WA
Jerry Vanderhlouwen, Yakima, WA
John McKillop, Seattle, WA
Howard Roloff, Victoria, BC

PUBLISHED

Levy-Strauss, Claude. The Way of the Masks. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1982, pg. 211

Brasser, Ted. J. Native American Clothing: An Illustrated History. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2009, pg. 292