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Object #1001
Object nameHeaddress Frontlet
Culture of OriginHaida
MaterialsWood, Abalone, Paint
TechniquesInlaid, Carved, Painted
Exhibit LabelEmmons collected this ceremonial headdress frontlet at Klawock, Alaska from the Hinya Kwaan Tlingit, though it may have been made by the Haida. It was exhibited in the Alaska Building, at the A-Y-P.
DimensionsH: 16.5 cm, W: 14.5 cm, D: 8.0 cm
SourceMr. George T. Emmons
CreditPurchased with funds donated by Thomas Burke

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