Hair ornament

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Culture/People
Haida
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Object Name
Hair ornament
Media/Materials
Dentalium shell/shells, metal, hide, wool yarn, wood
Techniques
Strung, carved, drilled
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Masset; North Coast Regional District (Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District); British Columbia; Canada
Archipelago
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)
Island Name
Graham Island
Collection History
Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye from George T. Emmons circa 1906.
Catalog Number
9302
Barcode
009302.000
See related items
Haida
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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