• Culture/People:


  • Object name:

    War helmet representing a grizzly bear

  • Native term:


  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Place:

    British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, copper, sea snail (turban snail) opercula , wool cloth, spruce root, ermine skin/fur, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, inlaid, stitched, painted, aboriginally repaired

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1922.

  • Dimensions:

    33 x 46.5 cm

  • Catalog number:


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